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85 Years since the Establishment of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

Putting into circulation : 12 December 2017
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 35000 35000

Series: Oblasts of Ukraine
This coin commemorates Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, which is one of Ukraine’s most economically developed regions. The oblast has an advantageous geographical location in the center of the country, and is rich in mineral resources. It also has great scientific, industrial and cultural potential and developed agriculture. The oblast has a glorious, centuries-long history. It is also home to the Petrykivka painting style, a symbol of the uniqueness of Ukrainian culture.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 44

Obverse: above is Ukraine’s small coat of arms, below which is the coin’s issue year – 2017; there are circular legends: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) (above) and П’ЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (five hryvnias) (below); to the right is the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works; in the center is a conventionalized composition that symbolizes the oblast: the Holy Trinity Cathedral, an 18th century unique wooden building built without the use of nails; to the right of the cathedral are conventionalized objects that represent the region’s focus on the construction of space rockets and metallurgical production – a satellite against the backdrop of starts and an excavator bucket, under which is a flower – a fragment from the Petrykivka painting style – and brushes; to the left of the cathedral are ears of wheat, which stand for the oblast’s great agricultural potential.
Reverse: there are the oblast’s coat of arms and the circular legends: ДНІПРОПЕТРОВСЬКА ОБЛАСТЬ (Dnipropetrovsk oblast) (above), ЗАСНОВАНА У 1932 РОЦІ (established in 1932) (below).
Designer: Sviatoslav Ivanenko
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko