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Ancient Drohobych


Putting into circulation : 22 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 30000 30000

Series: Ancient cities of Ukraine
This coin commemorates an ancient Halych town of Drohobych. The only extant recorded mention of the town goes back to the 14th century, although archaeological evidence shows that the town has a much longer history.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

Obverse: there is Ukraine`s small coat of arms, the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), the coin face value 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias), and the coin issue year 2016 (below to the right); in the foreground is the town`s tower, with the town`s town hall and conventionalized view being in the background; beneath is the mint mark of the NBU`s Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: against the background of a fragment from an engraving featuring ancient Drohobych is the town`s coat of arms (above); in the foreground is the town`s St. Peter and Paul`s Church and St. George`s Church; beneath against a smooth background is the legends ДРОГОБИЧ/ДАВНІЙ (Drohobych/ancient).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko , Volodymyr Demianenko
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