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The Cossack State

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 Cossack State coin commemorates the front page of the nation`s history, which brought glory and immortality to the Ukrainian people. It represents the Ukrainian Cossack State (1648 - 1782), which emerged from the fire of a national liberation revolution in the mid-seventeenth century, which was led by Hetman Bohdan Khmelnytskyi.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

Obverse (Cossack State coin): to the right against a matt background is the coin face value 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias), the vertical legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), the coin issue year 2016, and the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works; to the left against a smooth background is a Cossack holding a musket and a shield; shield bears an image of Ukraine`s small coat of arms.
Reverse: there is a conventionalized heraldic symbol of the Cossack state (a `national coat of arms`), a Cossack with a musket; above is the semicircular legend КОЗАЦЬКА ДЕРЖАВА (Cossack state).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko