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Year of the Pig


Putting into circulation : 2 January 2007
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 silver (Ag 925) 15.55 33,0 proof corrugated 15000 15000

Series: Oriental calendar
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the Year of the Pig – one of the years of the Chinese calendar based on the twelve-year cycle of the Jupiter
Retail price, Hryvnas: 585

On the obverse of the coin, bordered by a primitivism style vegetative ornament, there are the inscriptions: УКРАЇНА / 5 / ГРИВЕНЬ (Ukraine, 5 hryvnias); above – the Small National Emblem of Ukraine with the inscription over it: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine), below – the year of the coin issue – 2007, the indication of metal and its fineness – Ag 925, weight in fineness – 15.55 and the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the reverse of the coin there is a lubok-print-like depiction of a pig surrounded by conventionalized vegetative ornaments. Above and below this composition there are small silhouettes of all 12 animal symbols of the Chinese calendar
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi , Volodymyr Demianenko
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