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70 Years of the Kherson Oblast

Putting into circulation : 28 March 2014
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 20000 20000

Series: Oblasts of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to an industrial and agrarian region of Ukraine washed by the Black Sea and Sea of Azov. The land of Kherson has unique steppe biosphere reserves and very long history; it is a land of Cossack glory, the cradle of our shipbuilding.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 44

Obverse: bears the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine (above) with the semicircular inscriptions НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) above and П`ЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (five hryvnias) beneath and the coin issue year indication 2014 under the coat of arms; to the right there is the mark of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint; in the center there is a gate of the Kherson fortress, one of the oldest structures of the city of Kherson; to the right there is depicted the Adziogol Lighthouse built according to design of Vladimir Shukhov, an engineer and scholar; over the gate there is depicted a vessel as a symbol of the port and shipbuilding; to the left - three dolphins, below - gifts of the Kherson Oblast fields: water melon, tomato, grape, wheatears.
Reverse: bears the Oblast coat of arms with the semicircular inscriptions: ХЕРСОНСЬКА ОБЛАСТЬ (Kherson Oblast) above and ЗАСНОВАНА У 1944 РОЦІ (established in 1944 year) below.
Designer: Sviatoslav Ivanenko
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko