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Putting into circulation : 1 March 2007
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
2 gold (Au 999,9) 1.24 13,92 special uncirculated smooth 10000 10000

Series: The smallest golden coin
The coin is dedicated to a rodent, which inhabits the Ukrainian steppes and since autumn till spring falls into hibernation hiding in a burrow. The time of marmot’s awakening is a sign of early or delayed spring.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 2273

On the coin obverse the Small National Emblem of Ukraine, the coin issue year 2007, designation of Au 999,9 (on the left) and weight in fineness 1,24 and the NBU Mint logotype (on the right) are placed within the beads ring; between the beads ring and the coin rim there are inscriptions: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) (above), and 2 ГРИВНІ (2 Hryvnias) (below)
On the coin reverse a marmot is depicted and the following inscriptions are placed: MARMOTA BOBAK (on the left) and БАБАК (БАЙБАК) (Marmot) (on the right).
Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko