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500 Hryven


Original size: 154 x 75 mm

UA - B855a

© Banknote design copyright by the National Bank of Ukraine

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Vorderseite: Porträt des ukrainischen Philosophen Gregorius Skoworoda (1722 - 1794); Wappen der Ukraine; Brunnen als Veranschaulichung von Skoworada's Paradoxon der ungleichen Gleichheit.
Rückseite: Nationale Taras-Schewtschenko-Universität in Kiew.

Front side: Portrait of the Ukrainian philosopher Hryhoriy Skovoroda (1722 - 1794); Coat of arms of Ukraine; Fountain representing Skovoroda's paradoxon of the Unequal equality.
Back side: Taras Shevchenko National University building in Kyiv.



Dated 2015.
Signature of Valeriya O. HontarevaSignature of V.O. Hontareva (as ГОЛОВА). Portrait of H. Skovoroda and electrotype 500 as watermark. MOTIONImages on the security thread move perpendicular to the direction of inclination. windowed security thread with denomination and Hrynvia symbol on the front side. Additional solid security thread with demetalized text. Denomination (500) as registration device. Green SPARK® Origin element SPARK Origin is a security element based on optical variable magnetic ink. (OPen book) on the front side. One red horizontal and one black vertical 7-digit serial number with double Cyrillic letter prefix on the back side. The horizontal serial number has digits of the same size while the vertical one has digits of ascending size. Printed by the National Bank of Ukraine.


Introduced on 11. April 2016. For similar notes with the portrait at left of the note and looking to the right and without any SPARK® element SPARK is a security element based on optical variable magnetic ink. on the front side refer to B853 of the previous series.