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Annunciation


Putting into circulation : 31 March 2008
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 45000 45000

Series: Ritual Holidays of Ukraine
The coins are dedicated to the Annunciation, one of the important Orthodox holidays, which is marked on April, 7
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

On the coin obverse above there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine and a semicircular inscription - НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine), in the centre there is a conventionalized setting of the Gospel, on both sides of which there are lilies, associated with the Virgin Mary. There are also placed the inscriptions: 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 Hryvnia), 2008, the coins mintage year (beneath) and the Mint logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine.
On the coin reverse there is a multi-figured composition - a first spring round dance, above - there is the Annunciation scene and the semicircular inscription: БЛАГОВІЩЕННЯ (Annunciation).
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko , Anatolii Demianenko
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