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70 Years of the Zakarpattia Oblast

Putting into circulation : 14 January 2016
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 30000 30000

Series: Oblasts of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to the western region, the only oblast of Ukraine, which borders on four countries - Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. Seventy percent of the land is mountainous, which makes the natural landscape unique, and the resource potential - rich and diverse. These features determine the peculiarity of the social and economic development of the region, the flavor of its ancient traditions, the people`s mode of life, etc.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 44

Obverse: above, there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular inscriptions: above - НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine), below - П`ЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (five hryvnias); to the right there is the mark of the Mint of the National Bank of Ukraine; in the center- there is the following conventionalized composition: against the mountainous background, there is Mukacheve Castle with the year of issue 2016 below, to the right there is a skier on a chairlift, wine barrels, stylized image of thermal springs and a sample of wooden architecture - namely a church.
Reverse: against the background of ornamental plate there is depicted the oblast coat of arms, along the coin circumference there are the legends: above - ЗАКАРПАТСЬКА ОБЛАСТЬ (Zakarpattia Oblast), below - ЗАСНОВАНА У 1946 РОЦІ (established in 1946).
Designer: Sviatoslav Ivanenko
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko