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Sorochynsky Fair


Putting into circulation : 17 August 2005
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: Ukrainian Heritage
The coin is dedicated to the Sorochynsky Fair, a genuine merchant festival which was poetized by Mykola Hohol in one of his tales of the `Nights in the Khutor near Dykan`ka` series.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1849

On the coin obverse in the centre and against the background of the Ukrainian landscape there is a depiction of Mykola V.Hohol and Rudy Panko, his literary character, above there is the semicircular inscription: УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), beneath - the small National Emblem of Ukraine, 20-05, the coin mintage year and the inscriptions: 20/ ГРИВЕНЬ (20/ hryvnia), Ag 925, designation of the metal and 62,2 g, its weight in fineness, as well as the logotype of the NBU Mint is depicted.
On the coin reverse there is a multi -figured composition, typical for a country fair of 19th-20th centuries; above there is a semicircular inscription: СОРОЧИНСЬКИЙ ЯРМАРОК (Sorochynsky Fair)
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi , Volodymyr Atamanchuk
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