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28th Olympic Games


Putting into circulation : 7 July 2004
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
20 silver (Ag 925) 62.2 50,0 proof sectoral corrugation 5000 5000

Series: Sport
The coin is dedicated to 28th Olympic Games held in Athens (Greece) in July 2004. Ancient Greek Olympic Games in honour of Zeus took place every four years since 776 B.C. till 394 A.D. For the period of Olympic Games all wars were terminated and peace was made. The present Olympic Games are held since 1896 and the first one took place in Athens.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1659

On the coin obverse within the square there is depicted a Greek girl dressed in a tunic who is holding a cup with the holographic flame in her right hand and an Olive branch, an ancient symbol of peace in her left hand. Above the square there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine and УКРАЇНА (Ukraine) inscription, under the square - 20 ГРИВЕНЬ (20 Hryvnia); on both sides of the square against the background of the antique meander-line ornament there are the indications of the metal, its fineness and its weight in fineness and the logotype of Mint of the National Bank of Ukraine. On the right - 2004, the coin issue year
On the coin reverse against the background of a square there depicted representatives of various f sports, in the middle - a cup with the Olympic flame. Around the square there are the following inscriptions: ІГРИ/ XXVIII ОЛІМПІАДИ (above), OLYMPIC GAMES/ XXVIII (beneath), АФІНИ 2004 (left), ATHENS 2004 (right
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk
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