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Cartwright


Putting into circulation : 28 December 2009
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: Folk Crafts of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the profession of a woodcraftsman occupied in production of wheels, sledges, carts, shaft bows, etc. The craft has been known in Ukraine since a great while ago and was among the most widespread ones.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

On the obverse above there are the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine and the conventionalized legend: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) thereunder; in the centre there are depicted in a conventionalized manner two cockerels and (to the right and left of them) products of the cartwright craft - carts, yokes, wheels, sledges, yoke locking pins. The ornamental central part of the obverse contains the following legend: 5/ГРИВЕНЬ/2009 (5 hryvnias) (on the German silver one).
On the reverse there is depicted a woodcraftsman hewing wood to make a cart detail. Above, against the background of a conventionalized board, there is the legend СТЕЛЬМАХ (Cartwright). To the left and right of the central composition there are ornamental patterns.
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko
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