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Dmytro Vyshnevetskyi (Baida)

Putting into circulation : 31 March 1999
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
10 silver (Ag 925) 31.1 38,6 proof corrugated 10000 10000

Series: Heroes of Cossack Age
The commemorative coin is dedicated to Dmytro Vyshnevetsky, the orthodox Prince and Cossack ataman, who in 1556 built a fortress on the Dnipro River island of Mala Khortytsia and founded the Zaporizhian Sich
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1622

On the coin obverse there is the composition similar to the whole Series of coins which embodies the National idea of the Unified Ukraine: next to the small National Emblem of Ukraine, the emblematic figures of Michael the Archistrategos and crowned lion are located, which are symbols of Kyiv and L`viv Cities. Circular inscriptions are split by baroque ornamentation: УКРАЇНА, 10 ГРИВЕНЬ, 1999, (Ukraine/ 10 Hryvnia/ 1999), the designation of precious metal - Ag 925 and its weight in fineness - 31,1.
On the coin reverse there is a figure of Vyshnevetskyi, with a bow in his hand; on the right inscribed are his Family Coat of arms and his date of death - 1563 . The conventionalized circular inscription says: ДМИТРО ВИШНЕВЕЦЬКИЙ (БАЙДА) (Dmytro Vyshnevetskyi (Baida).
Designer: Oleksandr Ivakhnenko
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi