The Central Bank of Armenia has put into circulation a new memorial silver coin dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Yerevan State University (YSU).
The averse of the coin depicts part of the memorial column in YSU hall dedicated to Armenian scholars. It also includes an inscription reading “SCIENTIA POTENTIA EST” (Knowledge is power).
The reverse depicts part of the “Sahak Partev and Mesrop Mashtots” sculpture placed at the entrance of the Yerevan State University. The building and the coat of arms of the University are seen on the background.