Coins of Ukraine

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by old49er, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. old49er

    old49er Well-Known Member

    Hi everyone, Been picking up a few coins from this country lately. I find them interesting. Having Unusual Themes with Historical references and nice artwork. Here are a few to check out. :) 2005ukraine-tile.jpg Sorochynsky Fair was recognized as the best coin of Ukraine in 2005.

    Denomination: 5 hryvny. Mintage: 60,000 pcs.
    Material: nickel silver Quality: special uncirculated
    Diameter: 35.00 mm. Weight: 16.54 gr.
    Edge: Milled kiyev national university obv-tile.jpg
    Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics value: 2 Hryvni
    Year of issue: 2016
    Weight: 12.8 gr.Diameter: 31 mm.
    Composition: Cu-Ni-Zn (Nickel Silver)
    Quality of minting: Special uncirculated
    Mintage: 30000 ukraine-2017-2-Gr-academy-a-500x500-tile.jpg
    100 Years to Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture


    Face value: 2 Hryvny
    Year of issue: 2017
    Weight: 12.8 g
    Diameter: 31 mm

    Composition: Cu-Ni-Zn (Nickel Silver)
    Quality of minting: Special uncirculated
    Mintage: 35000 ukraine state bank.jpg
    Medal - 100 years to Ukrainian State Bank foundation ukr118v-tile.jpg Ancient Galich
    Face value: 5 Hryvny
    Year of issue: 2017
    Weight: 16.54 gr.Diameter: 35 mm.
    Composition: Cu-Ni-Zn (Nickel Silver)
    Quality of minting: Special uncirculated
    Mintage: 40000
     
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  3. NCnovice

    NCnovice Active Member

    I've been looking at Ukranian coins for a while. They have some really well done pieces.
     
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  4. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    Oh my goodness. Look what this mint is doing while we're minting these cartoonish Presidential and Sacagawea dollars.
     
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  5. MontCollector

    MontCollector Well-Known Member

    I only have 1 coin from the Ukraine. Not as nice as yours though. 2008Ukraine.jpg
     
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  6. chrisild

    chrisild Coin Collector Supporter

    Well, that is the difference between circulation coins and pieces made for collectors only. ;)

    Christian
     
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  7. old49er

    old49er Well-Known Member

    Picked up a few more,These coins are easy on the budget and a lot of bang for the buck. ukraine1100years-tile.jpg
    Ukraine
    5 Hryven 2007
    1100 Years of Chernihiv City

    The jubilee coin is dedicated to Chernihiv, one of the oldest cities of Ukraine, the first written mention whereof was made in 907. Chernihiv as the centre of an East Slavic tribe - Siverians since the late 9th century formed a part of the Kyivan Rus and was the second important and prosperous city after Kyiv.

    Denomination: 5 Hryven
    Metal: Nickel Silver
    Weight: 16.54 g
    Diameter: 35 mm
    Quality of coinage: Special Uncirculated
    Edge: Corrugated
    Mintage: 45000
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    Ukraine
    5 Hryven 2016 Coin UNC
    Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Kyiv
    This coin commemorates St. Nicholas Cathedral. Designed by architect Volovskyi in a Gothic Revival style and built in early 20 century by architect Gorodetsky, the cathedral is Kyiv`s one of the most beautiful architectural monuments.

    Denomination: 5 Hryven
    Metal: Nickel Silver
    Weight: 16.54 g
    Diameter: 35 mm
    Quality of coinage: Special Uncirculated
    Edge: Corrugated
    Mintage: 30000
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    Ukraine
    5 Hryven 2014 Coin UNC
    500 Years of the Battle of Orsha

    The coin commemorates the victory the Grand Duchy of Lithuania achieved over the Russian army (then the army of Moskovy) in the battle of Orsha (today a city in Belarus), fought in 1514. This victory was of great international importance, as it halted the advance of the army of the Grand Prince of Moscow Vasili III of Russia. The army of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, consisting of Polish, Lithuanian, Ukrainian and Belorussian troops, was commanded by Prince Konstanty Ostrogski of Lithuania.

    Denomination: 5 Hryven
    Metal: Nickel Silver
    Weight: 16.54 g
    Diameter: 35 mm
    Quality of coinage: Special Uncirculated
    Edge: Corrugated
    Mintage: 30000
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    Ukraine
    5 Hryven 2005 Coin UNC
    Sviatohirsk Assumption Lavra Monastery

    The coin is dedicated to Sviatohirsk Assumption Monastery, a famous architectural and historical monument (17th - 19th cc), which was given the Lavra status in 2004. The monastery, founded at the bottom of the hill on the right bank of the Siversky Donets river, was first mentioned for the year 1624. The principle role in its architectural composition is played by St.Nicolas church (17th c.), the most ancient temple of the monastery, the main part of which is located inside a rock

    Denomination: 5 Hryven
    Metal: Nickel Silver
    Weight: 16.54 g
    Diameter: 35 mm
    Quality of coinage: Special Uncirculated
    Edge: Corrugated
    Mintage: 45000
     
  8. Stork

    Stork I deliver Supporter

    My only coin from Ukraine (if it posts...seem to be crossing wires a bit with my photo host):

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  9. chrisild

    chrisild Coin Collector Supporter

    Nice one too - and yes, it does show here. :) That was their millennium coin.

    Christian
     
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  10. Hiddendragon

    Hiddendragon World coin collector

    Here are some that I have. 2001 ukraine 2 hryvni.jpg 2005 ukraine 2 hryvni.jpg 2006 ukraine 2 hryvni.jpg 2008 ukraine 2 hryvni.jpg 2012 ukraine 2 hrvini.jpg 2015 ukraine 2 hryvnia.jpg
     
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  11. Joshua Lemons

    Joshua Lemons Member

    I love that one of the cathedral is st. Nicholas. I have a weakness for coins displaying architecture though!
     
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  12. Alok Verma

    Alok Verma Explorer

    Very nice collection.
     
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  13. khalil elara

    khalil elara Active Member

    i do have the same as yours but 1998 25 kohihok what ever that is
     
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  14. sonlarson

    sonlarson World Silver Collector

  15. chrisild

    chrisild Coin Collector Supporter

    Not "kohihok" but копійок (in Cyrillic script), or kopiyok. Kopecks may work too ...

    Christian
     
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  16. IgorK

    IgorK New Member

    Hi) Kopecks - russian coin. In Ukraine 1 kopiyka , 2 kopiyky, 5,10,25,50 kopiyok=)
     
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  17. old49er

    old49er Well-Known Member

    A few more i have coming from Ukraine. ukrainefrancouniversity2-tile.jpg
    Ukraine
    2 Hryvni 2011 Coin UNC
    Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

    The commemorative coin continues the `Higher Education Establishments of Ukraine` series and is dedicated to one of the oldest universities in Eastern Europe, a strong centre of science and education - the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv founded in 1661. With the University connected are activities of many famous scientists and schools of science which have made a considerable contribution to the development of Ukrainian and world science and culture.

    Denomination: 2 Hryvni
    Metal: Nickel Silver
    Weight: 12.8 g
    Diameter: 31 mm
    Quality of coinage: Special Uncirculated
    Edge: Corrugated
    Mintage: 45000
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    Ukraine 2017
    Commemorative Medal
    Lviv Polytechnic National University

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    Ukraine
    5 Hryven 2016 Coin UNC
    Transport, Horse-drawn Tram



    Denomination: 5 Hryven
    Metal: Nickel Silver
    Weight: 16.54 g
    Diameter: 35 mm
    Quality of coinage: Special Uncirculated
    Edge: Corrugated
    Mintage: 35000
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    Ukraine
    2 Hryvni 2015
    Metropolitan Andrei Sheptytskyi

    The coin is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of Andrei Sheptytskyi (his unreligious name being Roman-Maria-Aleksander), a prominent cleric, political and public figure, philanthropist and the Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, who contributed to the national self-preservation of the Ukrainian people. Sheptytskyi`s self-sacrificing work reaching out for mutual understanding in the Christian world and building peace between the Eastern and Western Churches, his ecumenical ideas were well in advance of his time

    Denomination: 2 Hryvni
    Metal: Nickel Silver
    Weight: 12.8 g
    Diameter: 31 mm
    Quality of coinage: Special Uncirculated
    Edge: Corrugated
    Mintage: 30000
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    Ukraine
    5 Hryven 2010
    Orthodox Feast - "Spas"

    The commemorative coin is dedicated to one of the major Orthodox feasts - the Transfiguration of Jesus (in common parlance - Spas, i.e. the Savior`s Feast) when grapes, apples, honey and other food are blessed by sprinkling with holy water.

    Denomination: 5 Hryven
    Metal: Nickel Silver
    Weight: 16.54 g
    Diameter: 35 mm
    Quality of coinage: Special Uncirculated
    Edge: Corrugated
    Mintage: 45000
     
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  18. Nice coins very nice!!! If possible can you tell me where in Ukraine is your contact for all the very nice coins you have acquired? you got me interested in those beautiful coins.
     
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  19. old49er

    old49er Well-Known Member

    Hi Roberto, Glad you like the Ukraine coins too.:) I get them all on ebay.They are readily available at low prices.
     
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