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850 years of Sniatyn

Putting into circulation : 26 June 2008
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 45000 45000

Series: Ancient cities of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to Sniatyn, a picturesque town in the historical region of Pokuttia situated on the left bank of the Prut River and a district centre of the Ivano-Frankivsk oblast. For the first time Sniatyn was mentioned in 1158 as a town of the Principality of Halych (Galicia) in the Hypatian Chronicle; in 1448 the town was granted Magdeburg Rights.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

On the coin obverse there is the image of the horseman, the voivode Kostiantyn Siroslavovych, the town founder; on the right and on the left there is a conventionalized Pokuttian ornament; above there is the Small National Emblem of Ukraine and the inscription ???????????? ???? ??????? (National Bank of Ukraine); the legend 5 ??????? 2008 (5 hryvnias 2008) is below, as well as the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint (on the right).
On the coin reverse there is a conventionalized composition: to the left – the Town Hall building and the town coat of arms; to the right – a detail of the architectural design of the Town Hall building with the eagle sculpture; above there is the inscription ?????? (SNIATYN) and below – 850/????? (850 years).
Designer: Sviatoslav Ivanenko
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko