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XXI Olympic Winter Games

Putting into circulation : 25 January 2010
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 smooth with in-depth legends 8000 8000

Series: Sport
The commemorative coin is dedicated to an important event of the international sports life, i.e. the XXI-st Olympic Winter Games in the city of Vancouver (Canada).
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1622

On the coin obverse above there are the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine and the semicircular legend: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); below - a winter composition symbolizing the motion, the coin issue year 2010 (to the right) and the coin denomination 10/ГРИВЕНЬ (10 hryvnias) - against the relief background downmost.
On the coin reverse above there is depicted a conventionalized holographic snowflake with the numerals XXI thereon and images of different sports representatives surrounding the snowflake: of biathlon, freestyle skiing, figure skating, speed skating, etc. together with the legends ЗИМОВІ ОЛІМПІЙСЬКІ ІГРИ/ВАНКУВЕР 2010 (Winter Olympic Games/Vancouver 2010).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko