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The Era of Technologies

Putting into circulation : 14 November 2018
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 silver (Ag 999) 15.55 шестигранна special uncirculated smooth 4000 4000

Series: Other coins
A set of four commemorative coins, 5 hryvnias in face value each, in a souvenir pack entitled 100 Years since the Establishment of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences: The Era of Peace, The Era of Changes, The Era of Technologies, The Human, Time, Space. These coins celebrate science, which is the most important engine of technical, social and cultural progress. Science is also an integral component of the spiritual culture of the humans that have entered the era of information and high technologies.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 931

Obverse: to the left, are the coin issue year 2018, Ukraine’s small coat of arms and the vertical legends UKRAINE/УКРАЇНА; to the right, are the coin face value П’ЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (five hryvnias), the coin’s metal and fine weight Ag 999 15,55 (Ag 999 15.55) (vertically), and the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works (beneath); above, against a smooth background with a stylized image of a tree of life bearing apples, is a graphic representation of the letter A, which symbolizes learning, writing, and literacy; under the letter is a stylized composition that symbolizes the development of high technologies: against a green backdrop containing numbers that make up a binary code (pad printing) is an apple featuring a human fingerprint (local gilding, fine weight no less than 0.0001 g).
Reverse: against a smooth background containing numbers that make up a binary code is a bas-relief depicting a human head, inside which is a square showing da Vinci`s proportions of a human face; above the bas-relief, against a black background, is a green QR code (pad printing) – a two-dimensional matrix bar code, symbolizing the achievements of alphanumeric coding, which is used internationally; there are the following vertical legends: THE ERA OF TECHNOLOGIES (to the left) and ЕРА ТЕХНОЛОГІЙ (to the right).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , програмне моделювання: Андріянов Віталій