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Sorochynsky Fair

Putting into circulation : 17 August 2005
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 nickel silver 16.54 35,0 special uncirculated corrugated 60000 60000

Series: Ukrainian Heritage
The coin is dedicated to the Sorochynsky Fair, a genuine merchant festival which was poetized by Mykola Hohol in one of his tales of the `Nights in the Khutor near Dykan`ka` series.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

On the coin obverse in the centre and against the background of the Ukrainian landscape there is a depiction of Mykola V.Hohol and Rudy Panko, his literary character, above there is the semicircular inscription: УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), beneath - the small National Emblem of Ukraine, 20-05, the coin mintage year and the inscriptions: 5/ ГРИВЕНЬ (5/ hryvnia), as well as the logotype of the NBU Mint is depicted
On the coin reverse there is a multi -figured composition, typical for a country fair of 19th-20th centuries; above there is a semicircular inscription: СОРОЧИНСЬКИЙ ЯРМАРОК (Sorochynsky Fair)
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi , Volodymyr Atamanchuk