5 Hryven The Ostroh Academy

5 Hryven (The Ostroh Academy) - obverse5 Hryven (The Ostroh Academy) - reverse

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Issuer Ukraine
Issuing bank National Bank of Ukraine (Національний банк України)
Period Republic (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2001
Value 5 Hryven
5 UAH = USD 0.13
Currency Hryvnia (1996-date)
Composition Nickel brass (German silver)
Weight 16.54 g
Diameter 35 mm
Thickness 2.4 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 112,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Zahreba# KM.5.13
Maksym Zahreba; 2023. Монети України : каталог = Ukrainian Coins : Catalog (18th edition). FOP Zahreba M.M, Kyiv.

Commemorative issue

The Ostroh Academy

Series: Higher educational establishments of Ukraine


In its upper part there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine and beneath there are depicted: printing attributes: a galley, printing-press and a cutting tool - to the right and a roll with a seal and an inkstand - to the left and the four line inscriptions: УКРАЇНА, 5, ГРИВЕНЬ, 2001 (Ukraine/ 2001/ 5 / hryvnia) and the Mint logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine.

Script: Cyrillic


Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko

Designers: Sviatoslav Ivanenko, Serhii Beliaiev


In the center of the composition there is a depiction of a teacher and students; against the background there are the Round tower and church outlines. The general background combining this picture is the first page of the Ostroh ABC book printed at Ivan Fedorov`s printing house; to the left there is the family emblem of the prince Vasyl K.Ostrozhskiy and a semicircular inscription: ОСТРОЗЬКА АКАДЕМІЯ (Ostroh academy), and beneath, there is the Academy foundation date - 1576

Script: Cyrillic


Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko

Designers: Sviatoslav Ivanenko, Serhii Beliaiev




Mintmark of National Bank of Ukraine Banknote Printing and Minting Works National Bank of Ukraine Banknote Printing and Minting Works, Kyiv, Ukraine (1998-date)


The сoin is dedicated to the Ostroh academy, the first Ukrainian high level school founded by Vasyl Konstiantyn Ostrozkyi in 1576. The Slavic, Greek and Latin languages were taught in the high school, as well as the so-called free sciences (Grammar, Arithmetic, Rhetoric, Logics, etc.) The writer and scientist Meletii Smotrytskiy, hetman Petro Sahaidachnyi and other famous people were among the high school graduates. Ostroh academy was closely linked to the printing-house, where works of the school tutors were printed and in 1581 Ivan Fedorov printed here the Bible a.k.a. the Ostroh Bible.

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2001  30 000 $ 13

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