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ST. NICHOLAS DAY


Putting into circulation : 12 December 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 75000 75000

Series: Other coins
This coin celebrates St. Nicholas Day, a festival of love and care for your fellow human beings. St. Nicholas is famous for his service to people and has been revered in Ukraine since Kyiv Rus times.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

Obverse: there is a conventionalized image of St. Nicholas, under which is a rainbow with toys, Ukraine`s small coat of arms, the coin issue year 2016, the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), and the coin face value 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias); to the right is the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: there is a color composition (pad-printed) of happy children with toys in their hands; above is the following legend: ДО НАС ЗАВІТАЙ,/СВЯТИЙ/МИКОЛАЮ! (Come to us, St. Nicholas!).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk
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