Thursday, May 16, 2013

Ukraine 5 & 10 hryvnia 2013 - House with Chimaeras

New silver and CuNi commemoratives:

"House with Chimaeras by architect Vladislav Gorodetsky"

House with Chimaeras or Gorodetsky House is an Art Nouveau building located in the historic Lypky neighborhood of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Situated across the street from the President of Ukraine's office at No. 10, Bankova Street, the building has been used as a presidential residence for official and diplomatic ceremonies since 2005.

The real building:

Closer detail of some of its fantasy creatures:

(news by Gijs Vlothuizen and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

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