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Year of the Horse

Putting into circulation : 10 December 2013
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 silver (Ag 925) 15.55 33,0 proof corrugated 25000 25000

Series: Oriental calendar
The coin is dedicated to the Year of the Horse according to a calendar of Chinese origin, which is based on the twelve-year orbit of Jupiter.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 836

Obverse: above, there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК/ УКРАЇНИ (National Bank / of Ukraine) thereunder; within a conventionalized vegetable ornamentation pattern there is the face value 5/ ГРИВЕНЬ (5/hryvnias); below there is the coin issue year indication 2014, as well as the indications of the metal and its fineness Ag 925, coin weight in fineness 15.55 g and the National Bank of Ukraine Mint mark.
Reverse: within a conventionalized vegetable ornamentation pattern there is depicted in a technique of a cheap popular print a horse (the horse`s eye is represented by a brown cubic zirconium oxide). Both above and below this composition there is a depiction of contour figures of all 12 symbols of the Oriental calendar.
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko , Volodymyr Demianenko