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Hopak


Putting into circulation : 29 July 2011
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: Ukrainian Heritage
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the Hopak, a Ukrainian folk dance, the performance whereof includes various steps of choreographic improvisation. The dance may be solitary, couple or group one. The Hopak quite often happens to be of a majestic, heroic character.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

Obverse: there are the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine and the semicircular description НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine), a couple caught up in the stylized swirl of a dance and the following legends beneath: П`ЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias) as well as the issue year - 2011 (to the right). On the 5 hryvnia coin there is the logo of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
Reverse: there is depicted a dancing Cossack with a sable to whose left there is stylized ornament.
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko , Sviatoslav Ivanenko
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