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Freshwater Crab (POTAMON TAURICUM)

Putting into circulation : 2 August 2000
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 ordinary corrugated 50000 50000

Series: Flora and Fauna
The coin is dedicated to the relic species - the only representative of Potamon Tauricum in the fauna of Ukraine.
On the coin obverse set in the wreath of images of plants and animals there is engraved the small National Emblem of Ukraine and the inscriptions:
On the coin reverse there is depicted a freshwater crab, a snail in the seaweeds and the circular inscriptions: ПРІСНОВОДНИЙ КРАБ / (Freshwater Crab) and POTAMON TAURICUM.
Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko