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Ruslan` AN-124 aircraft


Putting into circulation : 1 June 2005
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 nickel silver 16.54 35,0 special uncirculated corrugated 60000 60000

Series: Airplanes of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to `Ruslan` AN-124 aircraft, the world biggest as to its size and carrying capacity, which is now in serial production and is unique as to its transport efficiency
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

On the coin obverse in the centre of the circle made of a string of beads there is depicted the small National Emblem of Ukraine within an allegoric composition of the sun, a conventionalized wing, birds and stars that symbolize the dream of mankind to reach outer space. There are the following inscriptions: on the German silver coin - УКРАЇНА, 2005, 5, ГРИВЕНЬ (Ukraine/ 5/ hryvnia/ 2005). On the coin there is also the Mint logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine
On the coin reverse there is depicted `Ruslan` AN-124 aircraft and between the coin outer rim and the bead circle there are circular inscriptions: ЛІТАКИ УКРАЇНИ (aircrafts of Ukraine) - above; АН-124 `РУСЛАН`( Ruslan) - beneath. Between these two inscriptions there is `AН` (AN) logotype which is holographic on the silver coin.
Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko
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