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100 Years since the Establishment of Kherson State University

Putting into circulation : 24 October 2017
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 30000

Series: Higher educational establishments of Ukraine
This coin commemorates the 100 years since the establishment of Kherson State University. One of the oldest universities in southern Ukraine, it was founded in November 1917 on the basis of the Yuriev (Tartu) Teachers Institute, which was evacuated to Kherson. Preparing and implementing international scientific and educational projects is one of the university`s priority areas of activity. The university offers 34 majors, which include courses for nursery school and kindergarten teachers, school teachers, lawyers, economists, ecologists, psychologists, journalists and translators.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

Obverse: above are Ukraine`s small coat of arms and the legend УКРАЇНА - (Ukraine), below which is the coin face value - 2 ГРИВНІ (2 hryvnias); in the center against a smooth background is the following conventionalized composition: against the backdrop of a book is the university`s modern building, which features the university`s logotype with the following semicircular legends: ХЕРСОНСЬКИЙ ДЕРЖАВНИЙ УНІВЕРСИТЕТ (above), KHERSON STATE UNIVERSITY (below); beneath to the right are the issue year - 2017 and the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: there is the following conventionalized composition: against the background of a book is the university`s old building and the legends: 100/ РОКІВ/ ХЕРСОНСЬКИЙ/ ДЕРЖАВНИЙ/ УНІВЕРСИТЕТ (100/ years/ Kherson/ State/ University).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Anatolii Demianenko