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Korsun-Shevchenkovsky Offensive


Putting into circulation : 17 February 2014
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
20 silver (Ag 925) 62.2 50,0 special uncirculated smooth with in-depth legends 2500 2500

Series: World War II
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the offensive operation of the 1st and 2nd Ukrainian fronts on January 24 - February 17, 1944, when Hitler`s army groupings were destroyed in the Korsun Pocket, creating favorable conditions for the complete liberation of Right-Bank Ukraine.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1730

Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); in the center there is the composition symbolizing the victory: figures 1944 (gilded on the silver coin) with the image of salute fireworks over them; under them there is depicted the laurel branch with the ribbon and star; to the right, over the star, there is the coin issue year indication 2014; below there is the bow-shaped legend of the coin face value: on the silver coin - ДВАДЦЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (twenty hryvnias).
Reverse: bears the conventionalized composition: in the center, against the background of the map, there is depicted the entrance gate of the palace ensemble in the city of Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi; along the coin circumference there are depicted the arrows symbolizing the offensive of Soviet troops all over the encirclement of the enemy alignment with the inscriptions: to the right, above - 70 років (70 years) and, the bow-shaped one below - КОРСУНЬ-ШЕВЧЕНКІВСЬКА БИТВА (Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi Battle).
Designer:  avers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk  revers: Nataliia Fandikova
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Anatolii Demianenko
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