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175 years of the State Arboretum “Trostianets


Putting into circulation : 15 September 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: Flora and Fauna
The commemorative coin is dedicated to a unique world-famous monument of landscape architecture of the XIXth century situated in the south-east part of the Chernihiv Oblast. The Arboretum was created thanks to the efforts of Ivan Mykhailovych Skoropadskyi and at his own expense using the methods of artificial terrain formation. The unique collections of introduced woody plants of the Arboretum have been included in the State Register of Scientific Importance Sites being the national patrimony of Ukraine.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

On the coin obverse there are: the mirror image of swans against the background of wavy water, the face value 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias) on the left above, the Small National Emblem of Ukraine and the semicircular legend НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) on the right, the coin issue year 2008 as well as the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint beneath.
On the coins reverse there is, against the background of a pond and a park images, the portrait bust of the arboretum founder with the legend ІВАН/СКОРОПАДСЬКИЙ (Ivan/Skoropadskyi)/1804-1887 thereunder, the inscription 175/РОКІВ (YEARS) is to the left and the crescent legends ДЕРЖАВНИЙ ДЕНДРОЛОГІЧНИЙ ПАРК (State Arboretum) on the left and ТРОСТЯНЕЦЬ (Trostianets) above.
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko , Volodymyr Atamanchuk
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