The 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Kruty

The commemorative coin of 2 Hryvnias denomination is dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Kruty", the event, that came into the history of Ukraine as a heroic deed of three hundred kyivan students, who defended the Independence of Ukrainian People's Republic against offensive Bolshevik troops. In circulation since January 30, 1998.

Ukraine 1998 The 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Kruty Nickel Silver
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On the coin obverse there is a Small State Emblem of Ukraine against a background of a multifugured composition, personifying the idea of the shot state rebirth: a column of the armed young people is moving through the target center, designated with three concentric circles. At the right and at the left of the picture there is an inscription: 1918-1998. Around the coin circumference there is an inscription: УКРАЇНА - above and 2 ГРИВНІ.- underneath in two lines.
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On the coin reverse there is a two-part composition, which reflects the historic moment of two forces withstanding : the static figures of young heroes as personification of defense of UPR Independence - at the left and a stretched arm which direct an attacking mounted troops, as an allegory of Bolshevik intervention, - at the right. Around the picture there is inscription: 80-РІЧЧЯ БОЮ ПІД КРУТАМИ. 29.01.1918, split with a solar mark.
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Catalog ID: 
UA82CM1
Krause ID: 
KM# 47
Value: 
€10
Mintage: 
150000
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12.8g
Diameter: 
31mm
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