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Garden Dormouse (ELIOMYS QUERCINUS)


Putting into circulation : 15 December 1999
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 ordinary corrugated 50000 50000

Series: Flora and Fauna
Commemorative coin is dedicated to the only species of dormouse (Eliomys Quercinus) in the fauna of Ukraine, which is occasionally met in pine and deciduous forests of plains, mountains and in the gardens Woodlands and Forest-steppes (Rivno, Kyiv and Cherkasy regions).
On the coin obverse set in the wreath made of images of plants and animals there is engraved the small National Emblem of Ukraine and a four line legend:
On the coin reverse there is a picture of a garden dormouse sitting on a raspberry twig and the circular legend: СОНЯ САДОВА (Garden Dormouse) and ELIOMYS QUERCINUS.
Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko
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