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Ukraine: Now-postponed Tokyo Olympic Games theme for new silver Proof crown coins

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The National Bank of Ukraine has issued (22nd July) new silver collector coins which are in recognition of Ukraine’s National Olympic Team, who would have been competing alongside top-class world athletes this month

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Ukraine: Silver one-ounce bullion coin series featuring Archangel Michael and new reverse design

The National Bank of Ukraine has released (10th July) their silver one-ounce bullion coins, which are part of their annual “Archangel” series begun in 2011. For the 2020-dated issue, the silver coins feature a new reverse design, which, for the first time, includes the new currency symbol ₴ for the hryvnia-denominated coins

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Ukraine: Silver one-ounce bullion coin series featuring Archangel Michael and new reverse design

The National Bank of Ukraine has released (10th July) their silver one-ounce bullion coins, which are part of their annual “Archangel” series begun in 2011. For the 2020-dated issue, the silver coins feature a new reverse design, which, for the first time, includes the new currency symbol ₴ for the hryvnia-denominated coins

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Ukraine: New silver Proof coins feature sovka roskoshnaja moth as part of flora and fauna series

The National Bank of Ukraine has issued new silver and base metal coins with colour which feature the country’s native flora and fauna in an ongoing coin series. Focusing on the 2020-dated coins is Lepidoptera, an order of insects that includes butterflies and moths

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Ukraine: St. Michael’s Vydubychi Monastery features on latest silver Proof coins as part of “Spiritual Treasures of Ukraine” series

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The National Bank of Ukraine has released (16th April) their latest coins which are part of an ongoing numismatic series entitled “Spiritual Treasures of Ukraine

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Ukraine: St. Michael’s Vydubychi Monastery features on latest silver Proof coins as part of “Spiritual Treasures of Ukraine” series

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The National Bank of Ukraine has released (16th April) their latest coins which are part of an ongoing numismatic series entitled “Spiritual Treasures of Ukraine

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Ukraine: Historic Zolochiv Castle features on new silver coins in “Architectural Monuments” series

The National Bank of Ukraine has issued new silver Proof coins as part of their ongoing numismatic series entitled “Architectural Monuments,” highlighting many of the landmarks and structures built in Ukraine. The coins focus on Zolochiv Castle, once the regal residence of the Sobieski Dynasty

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Ukraine: Mega-sized silver Proof coin marks autonomy of Ukrainian Orthodox Church

The National Bank of Ukraine has issued (22nd July) their latest large-size silver Proof coin to mark the ultimate process for the autonomy of the country’s Orthodox church, which was finalised on the 5th January 2019.
On the 11th October 2018, the synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate announced that it would proceed to the granting of independence to the Church of Ukraine, making it independent from the Russian Orthodox Church

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Ukraine: Mega-sized silver Proof coin marks autonomy of Ukrainian Orthodox Church

The National Bank of Ukraine has issued (22nd July) their latest large-size silver Proof coin to mark the ultimate process for the autonomy of the country’s Orthodox church, which was finalised on the 5th January 2019.
On the 11th October 2018, the synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate announced that it would proceed to the granting of independence to the Church of Ukraine, making it independent from the Russian Orthodox Church

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CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Earliest Russian Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ….. SINCE ANCIENT TIMES, RUSSIA’S great rivers have served as trade routes, sending Baltic amber, luxury furs, beeswax, honey, and slaves southward in exchange for the wine, silver, silks and fine metalware of the Mediterranean and Islamic civilizations. About the year 860, Riurik[1], a legendary Scandinavian adventurer, was invited by […]

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Ukraine: New silver collector coins feature historic Palanok Castle

The National Bank of Ukraine will issue (26th February) new collector coins which depict one of the country’s most well-known and revered national landmarks, Palanok Castle. The coins are dedicated to the ancient historical and military-architectural monument, one of the most original fortifications of the Middle Ages of Central Europe

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Ukraine: New silver collector coins feature historic Palanok Castle

The National Bank of Ukraine will issue (26th February) new collector coins which depict one of the country’s most well-known and revered national landmarks, Palanok Castle. The coins are dedicated to the ancient historical and military-architectural monument, one of the most original fortifications of the Middle Ages of Central Europe

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Ukraine: Silver double-crown coin celebrates centenary anniversary of National Academy of Sciences

The National Bank of Ukraine has issued new collector coins which are a celebration of the centenary anniversary of the country’s National Academy of Sciences, first established on the 27th November 1918, as the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. The centenary anniversary is also devoted to many generations of scientists of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, which is the highest scientific self-governing organisation and the largest national centre for scientific research

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Ukraine: Centenary anniversary of first postage stamps celebrated on new collector coin

The National Bank of Ukraine has issued (25th September) new collector coins which mark the centenary anniversary of the country’s first postage stamps released in 1918. The series of postage stamps was issued during the brief period when Ukraine emerged as an independent state after the break-up of the Russian Empire following the abdication of Czar Nicholas II in 1917

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Ukraine: Centenary anniversary of first postage stamps celebrated on new collector coin

The National Bank of Ukraine has issued (25th September) new collector coins which mark the centenary anniversary of the country’s first postage stamps released in 1918. The series of postage stamps was issued during the brief period when Ukraine emerged as an independent state after the break-up of the Russian Empire following the abdication of Czar Nicholas II in 1917

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Ukraine: Third coin in annual “Flora & Fauna” series features the Dnieper barbel

The National Bank of Ukraine has issued (5th June) the third coin design and subject which is part of their annual and ongoing series of Ukrainian “Flora & Fauna,” begun in 2016. The two coins: A silver Proof and base metal with full colour, feature an indigenous underwater species, the Dnieper barbel

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Unusual Russian Coin Struck at Austrian Mint Among Variety of World Coins at MA-Shops

By CoinWeek ….   At online coin marketplace MA-Shops, the width and breadth of offerings is deep, with a large variety of ancient, modern, U.S. and world coins at your perusal. As the largest shopping platform for numismatic items in Europe, it offers American collectors an opportunity for better access to rare European and otherwise […]

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Ukraine: Winter Olympiad celebrated with new silver holographic crown coin

The National Bank of Ukraine have issued (11th January) two new coin denominations which were minted in support of the Ukrainian Winter Olympics team who are on their way to the XXIII Winter Olympiad, set to be hosted by the city of PyeongChang, South Korea. The first Ukrainian Winter Olympics team participated as an independent nation in the 1994 Games which were hosted in Lillehammer, Norway, and have participated in every Winter Olympiad since

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Ukraine Issues 100 Ruble Commemorative Note Honoring 1st Ukrainian Banknote

By National Bank of Ukraine ….. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the events of the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917-1921 and the first Ukrainian paper money, the National Bank of Ukraine issued a souvenir bill entitled `One Hundred Rubles’, which reproduces the design of the first Ukrainian banknote – a national credit card denomination of […]

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Ukraine: Centenary anniversary of National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture celebrated with new silver coin

The National Bank of Ukraine have issued (7th December) two new collector coins which are minted in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture, which is the successor of the Ukrainian State Academy of Arts. Founded on the 18th December 1917, on the initiative of prominent public figures, patrons of the arts, and artists, the academy was inaugurated at a time of great hardship in Ukraine

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New Russian 200 Ruble Banknote Features Crimean Landmarks

For the second time in as many years, the Bank of Russia has released a new banknote featuring prominent symbols and landmarks from Crimea to almost immediate controversy By CoinWeek News Staff …. On October 12, the Bank introduced two new denominations of Russian currency, a 200-ruble note and a 2,000-ruble bill. And while the […]

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Ukraine: New Series Entitled “Cultural Monuments of Ukraine” Launched With Three Coins

On November 9, the National Bank of Ukraine issued three new coins in their new series entitled “Cultural Monuments in Ukraine,” which will focus on wildlife, fauna, personalities, literature, and legends that have shaped and contributed to Ukrainian culture in their own way. The first three coins feature wildlife as well as the enjoyed national pastime of reading and book collecting, archaeology, and historical landmarks

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Ukraine: New Collector Coin Pays Tribute to Volunteer Movement and Those Who Give of Their Time and Energy

 
On October 12, the National Bank of Ukraine issued a new coin that speaks to the countless volunteers who give their time and efforts to those less fortunate, or who offer their expertise in many sectors of society from education to home-care and emergency services. Entitled “Ukraine Begins with You,” the coin honors the many dedicated volunteers who answer the call to come to the aid of vulnerable members of society, helping address the country’s most urgent problems as well as offering knowledge and contributing to a sophisticated network of community initiatives, volunteers, and organizations

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Ukraine: Centennial of Kiev’s First Motorized Fire Engine Celebrated on Latest Collector Coin

On October 4, the National Bank of Ukraine issued a new collector coin, highlighting the city of Kiev’s inauguration of their first motorized fire engine a century ago. (See “Kiev’s First Fire Engine,” below, for the history of that event and a photo of the actual fire engine

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Ukraine 2016 100 Years of the Fire Truck in Ukraine 5 Hryvnia Coin

Description: The Ukrainian 100 Years of the Fire Truck in Ukraine 5 hryvnia coin does double duty as a commemorative coin. First, it celebrates the technological accomplishments that went into the development of the modern fire truck. And second, it honors the men and women who risk their lives every day to protect Ukrainian citizens […]

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National Bank of Ukraine Presents New Banknote Commemorating Famous Writer

By National Bank of Ukraine ….. On August 26, 2016, the National Bank of Ukraine presented a new commemorative 20-hryvnia (₴20 or UAH 20) banknote dedicated to the 160th anniversary of the famous Ukrainian writer Ivan Franko. Participating in the press briefing on the presentation of the banknotes were Deputy Chairman of the National Bank […]

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Money Metals Exchange Issues 2016 Gold/Silver Forecast

By Clint Siegner – Money Metals Exchange….   Looking Ahead to 2016 Forecasting today’s volatile, high-frequency, machine-driven and manipulated futures markets using fundamental analysis is futile, as a great many precious metals bulls will attest. To complicate matters, an obsession with Fed policy dominates all markets. Officials at the Federal Reserve are often less than […]

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Gold Market Newsletter : Gold Higher on Russian Incursion

Commentary for Friday, Nov 7th, 2014 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc.……… Gold closed up $27.30 today at $1169.60. This jump in price was caused by two factors – first a warming up geopolitical situation as Russian army tanks once again threaten Ukraine – and second the dollar began […]

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