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The Great Bustard

Putting into circulation : 26 April 2013
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 30000

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: 41

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 German silver coin НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ/БАНК/УКРАЇНИ/2/ГРИВНІ/2013 (National/Bank/of Ukraine/2/hryvnias/2013); on the German silver coin there is the mark of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
Reverse: on the German silver coin there is the great bustard image and the legends: above - ДРОХВА (great bustard) and, below against the background of grass - OTIS TARDA. The German silver coin was fabricated with making use of the pad printing.
Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko