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Ukrainian Bush Cricket (Poecilimon Ukrainicus

Putting into circulation : 14 June 2006
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
10 silver (Ag 925) 31.1 38,6 proof corrugated 8000 8000

Series: Flora and Fauna
The coins are dedicated to Grasshopper Ukrainian (POECILIMON UKRAINICUS), the rare species of grasshoppers which inhabits only the area of Ukraine and who is on the endangered-species list of Ukraine
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1672

On the obverse of both coins, set in a wreath of images of certain flora and fauna species, there is the Small National Emblem of Ukraine and inscriptions: on the silver coin – НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ / БАНК / УКРАЇНИ / 10 / ГРИВЕНЬ / 2006 (National Bank of Ukraine, 10 hryvnias, 2006); there is the indication of metal and its fineness – Ag 925, weight in fineness – 31.1g; on the German silver coin – НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ / БАНК / УКРАЇНИ / 2 / ГРИВНІ / 2006 (National Bank of Ukraine, 2 hryvnias, 2006). The logo of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint is placed on both coins.
On the coins reverse of both coins there is a cricket on a grass stem and the semicircular inscriptions say: ПИЛКОХВІСТ УКРАЇНСЬКИЙ (Ukrainian bush cricket) above and POECILIMON UKRAINICUS below.
Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko