100 Hryven Aeneid

Features

Issuer Ukraine
Period Republic (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 100 Hryven
100 UAH = 3.75 USD
Currency Hryvnia (1996-date)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 17.2797 g
Diameter 25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 88846
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References KM# 65
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Spiritual Treasures of Ukraine

Obverse

On the coin obverse there is a depiction of the Small State Emblem of Ukraine, surrounded by the antique and Cossack attributes: two lyres, a helmet, a sabre, a flask and a quiver with arrows. On the coin there are the following inscriptions: УКРАЇНА and 1998 (above); 100 ГРИВЕНЬ, Au 900, designation of precious metal and 15,55, its pure weight (underneath, in two lines)

Lettering:
УКРАЇНА
1998
100 ГРИВЕНЬ
Au 900
15.55

Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi

Reverse

On the coin reverse there is the composition, consisting of grotesque images: Aeneid and Didona, the heroes of the poem, standing near the central figure of the Cossack playing bandura (a folk Ukrainian instrument) on the background of a landscape. On the coin there are the following inscriptions: ЕНЕЇДА - above; І.КОТЛЯРЕВСЬКОГО and 200 РОКІВ - underneath, in three lines.

Lettering:
"ЕНЕЇДА"
І. КОТЛЯРЕВСЬКОГО
200 РОКІВ

Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi

Edge

Smooth

Comments

The coin is dedicated to the 200th anniversary since the first publication of 'Aeneid' poem by Ivan Kotliarevskyi (1769-1838), the founder of the new Ukrainian literature.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1998  2 000 Proof

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