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The Great Bustard

Putting into circulation : 26 April 2013
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 special uncirculated corrugated 5000 5000

Series: Flora and Fauna
The coin is dedicated to the great bustard, one of the largest birds in Ukraine. This disappearing species from the gruiformes order is on the Ukrainian and European Red List of Threatened Species as a worldwide endangered species.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1625

Obverse: within the wreath formed by images of some flora and fauna species there are located the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine and the legends: on the silver coin НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ/БАНК/УКРАЇНИ/10/ГРИВЕНЬ/2013 (National/Bank/of Ukraine/10/hryvnias/2013) together with the indications of the metal and its fineness Ag 925 and the coin weight in fineness 31,1; on the silver coin there is the mark of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
Reverse: on both coins there is the great bustard image and the legends: above - ДРОХВА (great bustard) and, below against the background of grass - OTIS TARDA.
Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko