100 Years since the Establishment of Kherson State University
This coin commemorates the 100 years since the establishment of Kherson State University. One of the oldest universities in southern Ukraine, it was founded in November 1917 on the basis of the Yuriev (Tartu) Teachers Institute, which was evacuated to Kherson. Preparing and implementing international scientific and educational projects is one of the university`s priority areas of activity. The university offers 34 majors, which include courses for nursery school and kindergarten teachers, school teachers, lawyers, economists, ecologists, psychologists, journalists and translators.
Obverse: above are Ukraine`s small coat of arms and the legend УКРАЇНА - (Ukraine), below which is the coin face value - 2 ГРИВНІ (2 hryvnias); in the center against a smooth background is the following conventionalized composition: against the backdrop of a book is the university`s modern building, which features the university`s logotype with the following semicircular legends: ХЕРСОНСЬКИЙ ДЕРЖАВНИЙ УНІВЕРСИТЕТ (above), KHERSON STATE UNIVERSITY (below); beneath to the right are the issue year - 2017 and the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: there is the following conventionalized composition: against the background of a book is the university`s old building and the legends: 100/ РОКІВ/ ХЕРСОНСЬКИЙ/ ДЕРЖАВНИЙ/ УНІВЕРСИТЕТ (100/ years/ Kherson/ State/ University).