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Putting into circulation : 20 May 1998
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 corrugated 10000 10000

Series: Flora and Fauna
The coin of 10 Hryvnia denomination is dedicated to the centenary of foundation of Askania-Nova, the first in Ukraine steppe reserve founded by Friedrich Falz-Fain.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 2029

On the coin obverse there is a depiction of the Small State Emblem of Ukraine against a background of a steppe landscape, combined from some species of local flora and fauna. Above the State Emblem, there is an inscription: УКРАЇНА and 1998. Under the picture,on the silver coin there are the following designations: 10 ГРИВЕНЬ - coin face value (in two lines); 31,1- coin weight (at the left); Ag 925 (at the right). On the coin made of German silver, there is a two line inscription: 2 ГРИВНІ beneath the picture.
On the coin reverse there is a composition, made of a depiction of a stone steppe idol and a dynamic group of animals-inhabitants of the Reserve. Above the picture, around the circumference there is an inscription: АСКАНІЯ-НОВА (Askania-Nova). At the composition lower part, there is a depiction of Falz-Fain`s family emblem and an circumference inscription: 100 РОКІВ. (100 Years)
Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko