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Putting into circulation : 17 December 2007
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 silver (Ag 925) 15.55 33,0 proof corrugated 15000 15000

Series: Signs of the Zodiac
The coins are dedicated to the Scorpion constellation.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 827

On the obverse of the 2 hryvnia coin there is a circle diagonally divided into sectors symbolizing four elements: earth, air, water, fire; in the center of the circle there is a conventionalized image of the Sun. To the left of the circle there is the Small National Emblem of Ukraine, to the right – the year of issue: 2007 as well as the indication of the metal, its fineness – Au 999.9, weight of the precious metal in fineness – 1.24; there are the circumferential legends: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) above, 2 ГРИВНІ (2 hryvnias) below and the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the reverse of the the 5 hryvnia coin a conventionalized image of Scorpion with stars around it is depicted, to the left whereof is the constellation image and the Sign of Zodiac symbol, to the right there is a stylized inscription: СУЗІР’Я СКОРПІОНА (Scorpion Constellation).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , Anatolii Demianenko