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The Reshetylivka Carpet-Making Style


Putting into circulation : 15 April 2021
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 3000 3000

Series: Ukrainian Heritage
This coin celebrates the Reshetylivka carpet-making style – Ukrainian heritage from Poltava oblast. The Reshetylivka carpet-making style is characterized by special stylized floral motifs that look like broken branches with flowers and leaves. Weaving, carpet-making and embroidery experts from Reshetylivka rose to national fame in the late 19th century. Reshetylivka floral motif-based carpet-making traditions – a treasure trove of Ukrainian folk art – were added to the National List of Ukraine’s Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2017.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1688

Obverse: in the center, against the smooth background of an outline of a landscape scene, is Ukraine`s small coat of arms (to the left); in the middle is a tree of life – a traditional symbol found in the ornaments on Ukrainian weaved carpets, towels, pysankas (painted eggs), and so on; to the right is the coin’s face value: 10; against the backdrop of stylized carpets are the following legends: УКРАЇНА (Ukraine) (to the left) and ГРИВЕНЬ (hryvnias) (to the right); beneath is the coin issue year – 2021.
Reverse: there is the following composition: to the left is a smooth outline of a weaver at work; to the right are a colored fragment of a carpet and the following semicircular legend on a smooth background: РЕШЕТИЛІВСЬКЕ КИЛИМАРСТВО (Reshetylivka carpet-making style).
Designer: Андрощук Любов
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , Anatolii Demianenko
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