The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has introduced the new banknote of 1000 hryvnias. The Bank's press office reported that on October 25.
The new banknote is avaliable since October 25. Its size makes 75x160 mm, with blue as the main color. It features the portrait of Volodymyr Vernadsky, the famous scientist and the first president of Ukraine's Academy of Sciences.
"He was chosen for his outstanding contribution to the history of Ukraine as a philosopher and the founder of a number of science branches - geochemistry, biochemistry and radiogeology", said NBU Head Yakiv Smoliy.
The reverse of the banknote reveals the image of the Presidium of the National Bank of Ukraine.