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The 25 Years of Independence of Ukraine

Putting into circulation : 17 August 2016
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 50000 50000

Series: Rebirth of Ukrainian Statehood
The 25 Years of Independence of Ukraine coin commemorates restoration of Ukrainian statehood in the recent historical period and reflects the main stages of the formation and centuries-old development of the Ukrainian statehood traditions.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

Obverse (25 Years of Ukraine`s Independence coin): there is a complete composition consisting of all the elements featured on the obverses of `Kyiv Rus,` `The Kingdom of Galicia,` and `The Cossack State` cons and symbolizing all the stages of Ukraine`s formation and development: a lion and a Cossack with a musket hold Ukraine`s small coat of arms, above which is a floral ornament and a crown; below against a matt background is the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), the coin face value 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias), the coin issue year 2016 (to the right), and the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works (to the left).
Reverse: in the center of a wreath is a profile of a young woman wearing a wreath made from flowers, a symbol of Ukraine (a conventionalized state banknote issued by Ukrainian People`s Republic and designed by Heorhiy Narbut; there are the legends 25 РОКІВ (25 years) (above) and НЕЗАЛЕЖНОСТІ УКРАЇНИ (of Ukraine`s independence) (semicircular, below).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko , Volodymyr Demianenko