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Year of the Goat

Putting into circulation : 10 December 2014
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 20000 20000

Series: Oriental calendar
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the Year of the Goat according to a calendar of Chinese origin, which is based on the twelve-year orbit of Jupiter, the largest planet in the Solar System.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 812

Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК/ УКРАЇНИ (National Bank/of Ukraine) thereunder; in the centre, within a conventionalized vegetable ornamentation pattern, there is the coin face value 5/ ГРИВЕНЬ (5/ Hryvnias); below there is the year indication 2015, 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 goat (the goat`s eye is represented by a blue cubic zirconium oxide of 1.25 mm diameter). 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: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Sviatoslav Ivanenko