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All issues are likely to date from the 1990s. Ukraine regained independence in 1991. It experienced very high inflation until 1997, necessitating the use of tokens for coin operated machines, including pay phones. By 2000, pay phones were gradually converted to the use of chip cards.
All issues are likely to date from the 1990s. Ukraine regained independence in 1991. It experienced very high inflation until 1997, necessitating the use of tokens for coin operated machines, including public telephones. By 2000, public telephones were gradually converted to the use of chip cards.

Revision as of 11:39, 1 July 2022

Originally, the issuers of telephone tokens were individual city administrations. Later issues are national. Below is a list to city-issued tokens with the city names in Ukrainian, linked to Wikipedia and Russian. The tokens use Russian spelling or the name in brackets.

All issues are likely to date from the 1990s. Ukraine regained independence in 1991. It experienced very high inflation until 1997, necessitating the use of tokens for coin operated machines, including public telephones. By 2000, public telephones were gradually converted to the use of chip cards.