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Volodymyr the Great, Grand Duke of Kyiv

Putting into circulation : 24 July 2015
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 2000 2000

Series: Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to Volodymyr the Great, Grand Duke of Kyiv, an outstanding statesman and political figure, an architect of Ukraine-Rus, a medieval European state, and commemorates the millennium from the date of his repose.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 3307

Obverse: there is depicted the following: to the left - the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the inscription УКРАЇНА (Ukraine); to the right - the issue year 2015, the face value - 20/ГРИВЕНЬ (20/hryvnias); in the center there is depicted `sriblianyk` (silver coin), one of the first coins minted in the Kyivan state, below- the fragment of ancient Kyiv (local gilding) in which development Volodymyr Sviatoslavovych invested great effort; to the right and to the left there is a conventionalized composition of hills with names of the tribes once inhabiting this territory.
On the reverse: in the center there is depicted Volodymyr the Great, Grand Duke of Kyiv (local gilding), holding the cross in one hand and the church model in the other; around him there are four medallions with conventionalized representations of the duke`s acts of founding the state: coins mintage, joining new territories and protection of state borders, economic development and trade, Christianization of the people and establishment of Christianity as the state religion; to the duke`s left and right there are the stylized inscriptions КИЇВСЬКИЙ КНЯЗЬ, ВОЛОДИМИР ВЕЛИКИЙ (Grand Duke of Kyiv, Volodymyr the Great).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , Anatolii Demianenko