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The Malachite Moth

Putting into circulation : 2 June 2020
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 2500 2500

Series: Flora and Fauna
This coin celebrates the malachite moth, a species of the Lepidoptera order and the Noctuidae family. This insect is on the Ukrainian list of endangered species. In Ukraine, it is found in some areas of the regions of Polesia, forest steppe, steppe, and in Crimea (Kyiv, Zhytomyr, Chernihiv, Sumy, Cherkasy, Luhansk and Kharkiv oblasts and Crimea).
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1692

Obverse: in a wreath made of some flora and fauna species are Ukraine’s small coat of arms and the legends: УКРАЇНА/10/ГРИВЕНЬ/2020 (Ukraine/10/hryvnias/2020).
Reverse: against a smooth background is an image of the malachite moth and the following semicircular legends: СОВКА РОЗКІШНА (malachite moth) (above, to the right) and STAUROPHORA CELSIA (beneath, to the left).
Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko