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Scythian Gold. The Wild Boar

Putting into circulation : 24 December 2009
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: The smallest golden coin
The coin is dedicated to a jewelry artifact of the steppe Scythia - the gold figurine of the wild boar (end of the 4th century B.C.) from Khomyna Mohyla kurhan near the village of Nahirne, Dnipropetrovsk oblast`.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 3151

On the coin obverse within the circle of beads there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine, above it - 2009 (the coin issue year), on the left Au 999,9 (coin metal and its fineness) and on the right - the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint and the coin weight in fineness - 1,24; between the circle and the coin edge there are the semicircular legends: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) above and 2 ГРИВНІ (2 hryvnias) underneath.
On the coin reverse there is depicted the wild boar figurine with the semicircular inscription thereunder СКІФСЬКЕ ЗОЛОТО (Scythian Gold).
Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko