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Coins of Ukraine

Putting into circulation : 12 March 1997
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 250000 250000

Series: Rebirth of Ukrainian Statehood
The coin is dedicated to the currency reform in Ukraine and putting into circulation the national currency - the hryvnia and kopiika - 1/100 of the hryvnia.
On the coin obverse there is depicted the small National Emblem of Ukraine in the middle of the beads circumference decoration, framed with cranberry sprays. Above the Emblem there is the year of coin issue -1996. Around the coin circumference there is the inscription: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine). Under the National Emblem there is a two line inscription: ДВІ ГРИВНІ (2 hryvnia)
On the coin reverse there are depictions of change coins of 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50 Kopiyka - and 1 Hryvnia denominations. Above there is a two line iscription: МОНЕТИ УКРАЇНИ (Coins of Ukraine)
Designer: Oleksandr Ivakhnenko
Engraver: Nadia Mitina