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Kyiv Funicular

Putting into circulation : 27 May 2015
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 nickel silver 16.54 35,0 special uncirculated corrugated 35000 35000

Series: Other coins
The coin commemorates Kyiv funicular, one of the symbols of Kyiv, historical monument that is very popular among residents and visitors of the city, a specialized transport means built in 1905. Originally it was called Mykhailivskyi Mekhanichnyi Pidyom (St. Michael`s Mechanical Lift) and was one of the examples of innovative solutions to engineering challenges.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); in the center there is depicted a modern view of Kyiv funicular (main entrance on Poshtova Square); to the left below there is a floral ornament - conventionalized chestnut-tree leaves; to the right - the legend 2015 (the coin issue year), the mark of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint, semicircular inscription of the coin face value - П`ЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias).
On the reverse: there is depicted a design of the city from early ХХ century in a modernist style: against the background of the landscape of Kyiv there is depicted the funicular, in the foreground - a man and a woman (to the right) and a floral ornament - conventionalized chestnut-tree leaves (to the left), above there are the inscriptions 110/РОКІВ, КИЇВСЬКОМУ/ФУНІКУЛЕРУ (110/YEARS, KYIV/FUNICULAR)
Designer: Oleksandr Kuzmin , Maria Skoblikova
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Sviatoslav Ivanenko