The First Ukrainian Money.
After revolution of 1917 in Ukraine was undertaken attempt
of creation own independent state . Independence of the
Ukrainian National Republic was proclaimed on January, 22,
1918 . However followed after this civil war was finished
by connection of Ukraine to the USSR. The first Ukrainian
money were printed January, 1, 1918. It were 100 karbovanetz
denominations executed in the Ukrainian style but appropriate
to the Russian roubles. Since March, 3, 1918 monetary unit
in the country became hryvnia as a mark of respect of Ukrainian
people to his history. Except for the central government
issues within civil war and economic crisis many Ukrainian
cities let out own money.
The author of exhibition - Odessa collector Jan Bisselman.