NBU Holds First Auction for Sale of “25 Years of Ukrainian Independence” Gold Coins
OREANDA-NEWS. On 17 August 2016, the National Bank of Ukraine put into circulation commemorative coins to celebrate the 25th anniversary of independence of Ukraine:
- a 250 hryvnia “25 Years of Ukrainian Independence” commemorative coin, which is made from gold;
- a 20 hryvnia “25 Years of Ukrainian Independence” commemorative coin, which is made from silver;
- a set of four commemorative coins made from German silver: “Kyiv Rus?, “The Kingdom of Galicia”, “The Cossack State”, and “25 Years of Independence of Ukraine”.
All these coins were designed by Mr Volodymyr Taran, Mr Oleksandr Kharuk and Mr Serhii Kharuk.
All the “25 Years of Ukrainian Independence” gold commemorative coins ? issued by the NBU will be sold through auctions to be held by the Universal Commodity Exchange “Contract house UICE?.
Today the first auction has been held, at which 50 gold commemorative coins have been offered for sale.
Before the beginning of the auction, NBU Deputy Governor Mr Yakiv Smolii told the bidders about the commemorative coins offered for sale.A total of forty-five “25 Years of Ukrainian Independence” gold commemorative coins have been purchased through today's auction for a total of UAH 6.5 million. The maximum purchase price set through the auction was UAH 163,306 and the minimum price was 123,306.
Information on the upcoming auctions will be published in advance on the official websites of the NBU and the Universal Commodity Exchange “Contract house UICE ˮ.
Please note that a set of commemorative coins made from silver and German silver “25 Years of Ukrainian Independenceˮ can be purchased from the NBU regional offices and branch offices of distributor banks: State Savings Bank of Ukraine JSC and UКRGАZBАNК JSB.