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60 Years of the Cherkasy Oblast

Putting into circulation : 3 January 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 the picturesque Cossack land on the Dnieper River banks, the birthplace of Bohdan Khmelnytskyi and Taras Shevchenko. This Oblast having a strong economic potential is famous for its chernozem (black earth) as well as for its multicoloured rushnyks (embroidered towels) and is often named `the Heart of Ukraine`.
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; to the right there is the mark of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint; in the center there are depicted the church in the village of Subotiv, gazebo in the Sofiivka Park, kobza and wheatears; over them there is indicated the coin issue year 2014.
Reverse: bears the Oblast coat of arms with the semicircular inscriptions: ЧЕРКАСЬКА ОБЛАСТЬ (Cherkasy Oblast) above and ЗАСНОВАНА У 1954 РОЦІ (established in 1954 year) below.
Designer: Sviatoslav Ivanenko
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko , Anatolii Demianenko