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100th Anniversary of 1st Ukrainian Banknote

25 Jan 2018  Thu

Ukraine released a souvenir bill called `One Hundred Rubles’, featuring the design of the first Ukrainian banknote – a national credit card denomination of 100 rubles by designer Georgy Narbut. The banknote celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917-1921 and the first Ukrainian paper money. The design features a trident which led to the establishment of Grand Duke of Volodymyr the Great as the State Emblem of the UPR.

The new note is manufactured using special security paper made of flax fibers up to 85% and cotton cellulose. A trident forms the local watermark in which the middle tooth is crowned with a cross.

The obverse of the new note features the obverse design of a 1917 national 100 rubles credit card. Other inscriptions include UKRAINE, to the events of the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917 – 1921 and a trident. The reverse of the new note features the reverse design of the 1917 national 100 rubles credit card. Other inscriptions include UKRAINE, the events of the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917 – 1921 and 100 / ROCKS. Taran Volodymyr, Kharuk Alexander, and Haruk Sergey designed the commemorative banknote.