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150 Years of the Odesa Illia Mechnikov National University

Putting into circulation : 28 April 2015
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 35000

Series: Higher educational establishments of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to the 150th Anniversary of one of the oldest educational establishments of Ukraine, which ranks high in the educational system formation, development of research and culture in Ukraine and has a strong international reputation.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

Obverse: above there are the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the inscription УКРАЇНА (Ukraine) underneath; the conventionalized composition symbolizing science fields and an educational process; in the centre there is the face value 2/ГРИВНІ/2015 (2/hrynias/2015) and the mark of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
Reverse: against the dark background there is depicted Odesa Illia Mechnikov National University and along the coin circumference there is the inscription ОДЕСЬКИЙ НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ УНІВЕРСИТЕТ ІМЕНІ І. І. МЕЧНИКОВА (Odesa Illia Mechnikov National University), below against the relief background there is inscribed 1865, the year of the establishment of the university.
Designer:  avers: Nataliia Fandikova  revers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Anatolii Demianenko