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The Kingdom of Galicia


Putting into circulation : 17 August 2016
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 50000 50000

Series: Rebirth of Ukrainian Statehood
The Kingdom of Galicia coin commemorates the principality of Galicia-Volhynia, which flourished under Danylo of Galicia who was crowned by a Pope in 1253. The coin illustrates the continuity of the state tradition of the Princely era and vector of the then European integration of Ukraine-Rus.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

Obverse (Kingdom of Galicia coin): to the left against a matt background is the coin face value 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias), the vertical legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), the coin issue year 2016, and the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works; to the right against a smooth background is a heraldic lion, a symbol of the principality of Galicia-Volhynia; the lion holds a shield bearing an image of Ukraine`s small coat of arms.
Reverse: against a flag with an image of a lion is a conventionalized portrait of Danylo of Galicia; above is the semicircular legend ГАЛИЦЬКЕ КОРОЛІВСТВО (Kingdom of Galicia).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Anatolii Demianenko
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