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Commemorative Medal 100 Years since the Establishment of the Supreme Court of the Ukrainian People’s Republic


Putting into circulation : 11 December 2017
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
missing nickel silver 0 35,0 20000 20000

Series: Souvenir products
This medal marks the 100th anniversary of the Ukrainian revolution of 1917 – 1921, and the establishment of the Supreme Court of the Ukrainian People’s Republic. The court was created in December 1917 by Ukraine’s Central Council. It was the highest judicial authority of the time and the forerunner of Ukraine’s modern Supreme Court. The court consisted of three departments: civil, criminal and administrative. It executed all the functions related to legal proceedings, and supervised other judicial authorities and departments.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 30

Obverse: above is Ukraine’s small coat of arms; under it is an ornament containing a depiction of scales, the oldest means of measuring weight and the symbol of justice; on both sides of the ornament are the years – 1917 and 2017; in the center, against a smooth background, is Klovsky Palace (built in the 18th century), which is the seat of Ukraine’s Supreme Court – the highest judicial body of Ukrainian courts of general jurisdiction, and the legends: УКРАЇНА (Ukraine) (above the building), ВЕРХОВНИЙ СУД (Supreme Court) (under the building); above to the right is the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: shows an architectural monument dating back to the middle of the 19th century – the public office that used to seat the Supreme Court of the Ukrainian People’s Republic (such offices housed the public administrative bodies of the central, province or district governments). To the left of the building is a cartouche made from a floral ornament with a trident inside it; below the building is the legend: 100/ РОКІВ (100/years). There are also the following circular legends: УТВОРЕННЯ ГЕНЕРАЛЬНОГО СУДУ (the establishment of the Supreme Court) (above) and УКРАЇНСЬКОЇ НАРОДНОЇ РЕСПУБЛІКИ (of the Ukrainian People’s Republic) (below).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko , Volodymyr Demianenko
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