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900 years of the Novgorod-Siversk Principality

Putting into circulation : 25 June 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 50000 50000

Series: Ancient cities of Ukraine
The coin of 5 Hryvnias denomination is dedicated to 900 years of the Novgorod-Siversk Principality founded at the Liubetsk convention of old Rus princes. The campaign of the Novgorod-Siversk prince Igor against Polovtsi in 1185 was famed in the `Legend on Igor`s Regiment`, the outstanding work of the old-Rus and world literature
On the coin obverse within the sun circle there are depicted the Small National emblem of Ukraine, disturbed birds and the conventionalized inscription: УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnia), 1999
On the coin reverse against an old Rus fortress there is the chronicle depiction of the prince`s troops during the march and the conventionalized circular inscription: НОВГОРОД-СІВЕРСЬКОМУ КНЯЗІВСТВУ 900 РОКІВ ( 900 years of the Novgorod-Siversk Principality)
Designer: Volodymyr Atamanchuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk