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Putting into circulation : 29 December 1999
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 nickel silver 16.54 35,0 ordinary corrugated 100000 100000

Series: 2000 Years of Christmas
The coin of 5 hryvnia denomination is dedicated to the 2000th anniversary of Christmas
On the coin obverse there is depicted the small National Emblem of Ukraine between two figures of angels and the following legend: УКРАЇНА 5 / ГРИВЕНЬ / 1999 (Ukraine/ 5 /hryvnia/1999).
On the coin reverse within the frame of symbolic geometric figures there is pictured the birth of Jesus Christ according to the Bible. The Blessed Virgin with the baby in the aureole of the Bethlehem star is surrounded by the domestic animals and The Three Wise Men with gifts.
Designer: Roman Chaikovskyi
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi