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Libra


Putting into circulation : 19 September 2008
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: Signs of the Zodiac
Commemorative coins are dedicated to one of 12 Zodiac constellations – Libra
Retail price, Hryvnas: 539

On the obverse in the center of the circle there is a conventionalized image of the Sun, on the left, on the right, above and underneath whereof – four lighted by it spheres symbolizing the seasons. To the left of the circle there is the Small National Emblem of Ukraine, to the right – the coin issue year: 2008, as well as the indication of the metal, its fineness – Ag 925, and the coin weight in fineness – 15.55; there are circumferential legends: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) above and 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias) below, as well as the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the reverse a conventionalized image of a man holding the balance (lat. Libra) with stars around it is depicted, to the left whereof above is the shape of constellation, below to the left – the Sign of Zodiac symbol is placed, on the right there is a stylized inscription: СУЗІР’Я/ТЕРЕЗІВ (Libra Constellation).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko
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