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Archangel Michael

Putting into circulation : 12 October 2017
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
1 silver (Ag 999) 31.1 38,6 proof smooth with in-depth legends до 10000 10000

Series: Other coins
This coin celebrates the Archangel Michael - one of the most revered biblical characters.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1645

Obverse: above are Ukraine`s small coat of arms and the semicircular legend НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); in the center against the smooth background of an octagonal cartouche is a shield depicting the NBU`s emblem - the hryvnia (the monetary and weight unit of Kyiv Rus) between the allegorical figures of griffons; under the shield is the issue year - 2017; the face value ОДНА ГРИВНЯ (one hryvnia) is written as a semicircular legend at the bottom of the coin.
Reverse: against a smooth background is an image of Archangel Michael and the semicircular legend: …ЗА НАС І ДУШІ ПРАВЕДНИХ, І СИЛА АРХІСТРАТИГА МИХАЇЛА (…for us and the souls of the righteous, and the power of Archangel Michael) (from Taras Shevchenko poem`s ``The Haydamaky``).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi , Sviatoslav Ivanenko