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Pectoral


Putting into circulation : 28 July 2003
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
100 gold (Au 900) 31.1 32,0 proof sectoral corrugation 1500 1500

Series: Spiritual Treasures of Ukraine
Commemorative coin of 100 Hryvnias denomination is dedicated to the golden Pectoral (4-th century B.C.), the unsurpassed masterpiece of Hellenic and Scythian art found in the Tovsta Mohyla burial mound in Dnipropetrovsk region (1971). The archaeologist Boris M. Mozolevskyi who found this moonlike three-tier decoration of a Scythian tsar said, ` Like a drop of dew it reflects not only the shine of Scythian gold but also the great heart of the whole nation`
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51483

On the coin obverse there is a depicted a stranded twine with a floral ornament, separating the pectoral tiers. Inside it there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine and the year of coin issue (2003), as well as inscriptions: УКРАЇНА, 100 ГРИВЕНЬ,(Ukraine/ 100/ hryvnia ), the designation of the metal, its fineness and its weight in fineness .On the coin obverse there is also the Mint logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine.
On the coin reverse against the background of a Scythian kurgan there is the pectoral depiction with magnified fragments of the top tier. Above the pectoral there is a mare with a foal, beneath - two men stretching an animal skin
Designer: Sviatoslav Ivanenko
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko
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