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Lighthouses of Ukraine


Putting into circulation : 22 July 2021
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 nickel silver 16.54 35,0 special uncirculated corrugated 35000 35000

Series: Other coins
The coin celebrates navigation facilities, lighthouses. Ukraine is located on the intersection of trade routes of Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean basin with over 2,500 km of shoreline and has dozens of lighthouses, each with its own name, history, and shape. The lighthouses not only serve the shipping traffic, but are a part of Ukraine’s cultural heritage.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 55

Obverse: above is Ukraine’s small coat of arms and the following legends: УКРАЇНА (Ukraine) (underneath the coat of arms), 2021 (to the right of the coat of arms); in the center is a composition of stylized waves with a fragment of the map of Ukraine with lighthouses marked by dots on the shoreline; the coin’s face value 5/ГРИВЕНЬ (5/hryvnias) (below against the smooth background); the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works (to the right of the map).
Reverse: a compass rose is in the center against the azimuth circle symbolizing the right choice of route and its successful completion surrounded by images of lighthouses and respective names against the stylized waves: СТАНІСЛАВ-/АДЖИГОЛЬСЬКИЙ ЗАДНІЙ (Adziogol Lighthouse) (above, to the left), ЗМІЇНИЙ (Snake Island Lighthouse) (to the left), ЄВПАТОРІЙСЬКИЙ (Yevpatoriia Lighthouse) (below, to the left), МЕГАНОМСЬКИЙ (Meganom Lighthouse) (below), ІЛЛІНСЬКИЙ (Cape Saint Elias Lighthouse) (below, to the right), БИРЮЧИЙ (Lighthouse on Byriuchyi Island) (to the right); above are seagulls and the legend reading МАЯКИ/УКРАЇНИ (Lighthouses/of Ukraine).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko , програмне моделювання: Лук`янов Юрій
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