Ukraine new 20-hryvnia Ivan Franko numismatic product (BNP805a) reported for introduction on 01.09.2016

According to a press release dated 26 August 2016, the National Bank of Ukraine unveiled a note commemorating the 160th birthday of the Ukrainian writer Ivan Franko. One million notes were printed and will be available beginning 1 September 2016. The note substrate has Ukrainian flax added to reduce the cost of production and increase strength. Apparently 20,000 notes will be packaged with a folder and sold as a numismatic product for 31 hryven each.


Courtesy of Albert Vokhmin and Igor Tereshkov.

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