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Catherine`s Glory Ship of the Line


Putting into circulation : 18 December 2013
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 5000 5000

Series: Maritime History of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the 230th anniversary of launch of the 66-gun ship of the line `Catherine`s Glory`, the flagship of the Black Sea Fleet, at the Kherson Admiralty Shipyard. During the years of activity of the Kherson Admiralty, that was in 1778-1827 one of the most important centres of shipbuilding on the south of Russia, 34 ships of the line and 16 frigates were launched from its slipways.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 954

Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); in the centre there is depicted the wind rose as a symbol of the sea travels with a conventionalized vegetal ornamentation patterns and sailing vessels to the left and right thereof; between them there is the coin issue year indication 2013; below there is the face value: 10/ГРИВЕНЬ (10/hryvnias) on the silver coin or 5/ГРИВЕНЬ (5/hryvnias) on the German silver one; on the latter, to the right, there is the mark of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
Reverse: against the mirror surface background there is depicted a ship with sails set; to the left there is the semicircular inscription `СЛАВА КАТЕРИНИ`/ЛІНІЙНИЙ КОРАБЕЛЬ (`Glory of Catherine` / line-of-battle ship).
Designer:  avers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk  revers: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko , Volodymyr Demianenko
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