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Ukrainian Bush Cricket (Poecilimon Ukrainicus

Putting into circulation : 14 June 2006
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 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: 41

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