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On the Verge of Millenniums

Putting into circulation : 7 March 2001
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 bimetal from nonprecious metals 9.4 28,0 ordinary sectoral corrugation 50000 50000

Series: On the Edge of Millenniums
The coin is dedicated to transition of mankind to the third millennium, which is associated with people`s expectations of peace, mutual understanding and prosperity
On the coin obverse within the inset ring and against the mirror background there are depicted the spirals in the form of an egg which symbolizes the powerful life-giving breath. Within the outer ring there are depicted the small National Emblem of Ukraine, the circular inscriptions: УКРАЇНА, 5, ГРИВЕНЬ, 2001 (Ukraine/ 5/ hryvnia/ 2001) and the logotype of the Mint of the National Bank of Ukraine
On the coin reverse within the insert ring there is a depiction of a Mother-woman with a baby. The composition symbolizes continuity and perpetuity of life. Within the outer ring there are depicted a symbolic star (above) and the circular inscriptions: НА МЕЖI ТИСЯЧОЛIТЬ (On the Verge of Millenniums)
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi