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75 Years of the Zhytomyr Oblast

Putting into circulation : 29 November 2012
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 bimetal from nonprecious metals 9.4 28,0 special uncirculated sectoral corrugation 15000 15000

Series: Oblasts of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to Zhytomyrshchyna, an old region situated in the centre of Ukraine on the border of the Forest Steppe and Polissia (Polesia). The economic potential basis of the Zhytomyr Oblast is diversified agriculture (cultivation of the grain crops, hop, flax) as well as production of porcelain and faience. The region is also rich in such natural resources as granite, ilmenite, quartzite, marble, etc.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 44

Obverse: there is an image of the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine (above) and the following circumferential legends: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) (above) and П`ЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (five hryvnias) (below); in the center there is a conventionalized composition consisting of a decorative plate, hop and flax cones, a monument to Serhii Koroliov, and a water tower; to the right of the tower is the coin issue year - 2012 and the logo of the Mint of the National Bank of Ukraine.
Reverse: there is an image of the oblast`s coat of arms and the following circumferential legends: ЖИТОМИРСЬКА ОБЛАСТЬ (Zhytomyr oblast) (above), ЗАСНОВАНА У 1937 РОЦІ (created in 1937) (below).
Designer: Sviatoslav Ivanenko
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko