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The Kyiv Rus


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 Kyiv Rus coin is dedicated to the origins of the Ukrainian statehood - the medieval Kyiv state of the 9th - 13th centuries, which was founded on its own social, economic, and cultural basis and occupied a prominent place in the history of Europe.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

Obverse (Kyiv Rus coin): above is the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), the coin face value 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias), the coin issue year 2016 (to the right), and the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works (to the left); in the center against a smooth background is a conventionalized crown that was worn by Kyiv princes and a floral ornament, below which is Ukraine`s small coat of arms.
Reverse: against a smooth background is a conventionalized map inside a hoop, which symbolizes the union of Old Rus lands; against the background of the map is an official seal of Volodymyr the Great showing a trident; above is the semicircular legend КИЇВСЬКА РУСЬ (Kyiv Rus).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Sviatoslav Ivanenko
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