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Yaroslav the Wise

Putting into circulation : 26 February 2001
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 3000 3000

Series: Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to Yaroslav the Wise (1015-1054), the Great Kyivan Prince and statesman, during whose reign the Kyivan Rus had strengthened and expanded its borders; the international position of the state was reinforced; the Kyiv archdiocese was founded; the legal code of the Old Rus state was developed; the old-Rus culture had reached the peak of its development
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1622

On the coin obverse within the frame of old-Rus ornament recreated from the pattern on the Yaroslav the Wise`s sarcophagus, there are depicted the small National Emblem of Ukraine and the conventionalized inscriptions: 2001 / УКРАЇНА / 10 / ГРИВЕНЬ (Ukraine/ 10/ hryvnia), the indication of the metal, its fineness, as well as the logotype of the NBU Mint.
On the coin reverse there is depicted the Yaroslav the Wise, holding the Kyiv Rus Code of Laws in his hand with the inscriptions: `ПРАВДА РУСЬСКАЯ` (Pravda/ Russkaia). On the left there is the mosaic depiction of Orante face and on the right there is depicted a cathedral. There are the conventionalized inscriptions: ЯРОСЛАВ / 1015 / МУДРИЙ / 1054 / (Yaroslav/ 1015/ the Wise/ 1054) - above, and КНЯЖА УКРАЇНА (Princes of Ukraine) - below.
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk , Vitalii Kozachenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko