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The White-Tailed Eagle

Putting into circulation : 10 July 2019
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 45000 45000

Series: Flora and Fauna
These coins celebrate the white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) (Accipitriformes Order, Accipitridae Family), one of the largest birds of prey in Eurasia. This endangered species is on the Ukrainian and European Red Lists.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 58

Obverse: in the center of a wreath made of images of some flora and fauna species are Ukraine`s small coat of arms and the following legends – УКРАЇНА/2/ГРИВНІ/2019 (Ukraine/2/hryvnias/2019), and mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: there are a color image of a flying white-tailed eagle (pad-printed) and the following semicircular legends: ОРЛАН-БІЛОХВІСТ (white-tailed eagle) (beneath) and HALIAEETUS ALBICILLA (to the right).
Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko