Years of the Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine

The coin is dedicated to the Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine, one of the oldest archive depository of the state, which was founded in 1852 on an initiative of the Provisional Commission on investigation of ancients statements by Kyiv, Podil and Volyn general-governor and which started to operate in 1853. At present the Archives collection contains about 1,5 million copies of unique documents of the history of Ukraine from 13th till 20th centuries. Among them there are parchment credentials of 13th-15th centuries, universals of Ukrainian hetmans, Collection of incunabulums and ancient prints, Kosh Archives of the New Zaporizhiya Sich, General Description of the Left-Bank Ukraine, documents of the Hetmanhood institutions, of monastery and church funds and of private funds.
In circulation since September 19, 2003.

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Obverse: 
On the coin obverse there are inscriptions: ГРИВЕНЬ - in the centre made in script, above which there is - 5, the coin face value; in the external circle - УКРАЇНА (above), 2003 (beneath). To the right and beneath there is the small State Emblem of Ukraine on the background of a sealing wax stamp and the Mint logo of the National Bank of Ukraine.
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On the coin reverse there is a depiction of a sand-glass as a symbol of time on which background there are the following dates:1852 (above) and 2002 (beneath); to the left and to the right from the sand-glass there are books, maps and pictures are depicted. Along the circumference there is an inscription: ЦЕНТРАЛЬНИЙ ДЕРЖАВНИЙ ІСТОРИЧНИЙ АРХІВ УКРАЇНИ.
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Catalog ID: 
UA225CM1
Krause ID: 
KM# 185
Value: 
€7
Mintage: 
30000
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Weight: 
9.4g
Diameter: 
28mm
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