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Putting into circulation : 20 March 2006
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
2 gold (Au 999,9) 1.24 13,92 special uncirculated smooth 10000 10000

Series: Signs of the Zodiac
The coins are dedicated to one of the Zodiac constellations - Aries, located in the Northern Hemisphere.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 3249

On the obverse of both coins in the center of the circle there is a conventionalized image of the Sun, on the left, on the right, above and underneath whereof – four lighted by it spheres symbolizing the seasons. On the left of the circle there is the Small National Emblem of Ukraine, on the right – the coin issue year: 2006, as well as the indication of the metal, its fineness, and the coin weight in fineness (on the silver coin – Ag 925, 15.55; on the gold coin – Au 999.9, 1.24). There are circular legends: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) above and 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias) on the silver coin ((2 ГРИВНІ) (2 hryvnias) on the gold one)) below, as well as the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the reverse of both coins a styled image of Aries with stars around it is depicted, on the left whereof is its Sign of Zodiac; on the right there is the inscription: ОВЕН (Aries).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , Roman Chaikovskyi