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1100 Years of the Town of Romny (Romen)

Putting into circulation : 26 June 2002
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 30000 30000

Series: Ancient cities of Ukraine
The coin of 5 Hryvnias denomination is dedicated to the 1100th anniversary of the ancient town of Romny (Romen) - the eastern outpost of the Kyivan Rus, situates on the right bank of Sula river.
On the coin obverse there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine and the conventionalized inscriptions: УКРАЇНА, 2002 (Ukraine/ 2002) (above) and 5, ГРИВЕНЬ (5 / hryvnia) (beneath). There are also depicted some conventionalized flowers and cocks which are embroidery elements of Sumy region, as well as the Mint logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine
On the coin reverse at the upper part of the coin field and between the circular inscriptions: РОМЕН - РОМНИ (Romny (Romen) there depicted an ancient and a modern town coat of arms against the background of a baroque frame with the inscription: 1100 / РОКІВ (1100 Years); at the lower part of the coin field there is a coalesced depiction of architectural monuments and modern structures of the town
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk