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The Wheel of Life


Putting into circulation : 25 July 2017
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 proof smooth with in-depth legends 4000 4000

Series: Other coins
This coin celebrates the philosophical meaning of the core principles of human life. These principles include striving for happiness and harmony, discovering the nature of good and evil, searching for the meaning of life and a human`s unique place in a boundless world.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 954

Obverse: against a smooth background is a road leading along hills, dales and fields to the sun (gold-plated), which symbolizes life`s journey and the road to the future. Beneath are Ukraine`s small coat of arms (to the left), the coin`s issue year 2017 (to the right), and the following semicircular legends: УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), face value - 10/ГРИВЕНЬ (10/hryvnias).
Reverse: against a smooth background is the wheel of life, the rim of which is made of fragments that remind one of the wooden cart wheels used by chumaks (Ukrainian traders and oxcart drivers). The spokes resemble a man and a woman, which represent the center of motion and the perpetual motion engine that drives people`s lives. There is also the following semicircular legend: КОЛЕСО ЖИТТЯ (wheel of life).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk
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