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Putting into circulation : 15 June 2005
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 60000

Series: Flora and Fauna
The coin is dedicated to SPALAX ARENARIUS RESHETNIK, a rare species living only in the territory of Ukraine, which is on the endangered-species list of Ukraine, the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources and Europe
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the coin obverse set in the wreath made of images of plants and animals there is engraved the small National Emblem of Ukraine and a legend:
On the coins reverse з there is a depiction of the rodent on the background of plants (left) and inscriptions: СЛІПАК ПІЩАНИЙ (above) and SPALAX ARENARIUS RESHETNIK (beneath).
Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko