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Cartwright


Putting into circulation : 28 December 2009
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
10 silver (Ag 925) 31.1 38,6 special uncirculated smooth with in-depth legends 10000 10000

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: 693

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: 10/ГРИВЕНЬ/2009 (10 hryvnias) (on the silver coin.
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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