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Putting into circulation : 26 July 1999
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
10 silver (Ag 925) 31.1 38,6 proof corrugated 5000 5000

Series: Flora and Fauna
Commemorative coin is dedicated to a rare species of European orchid in Ukrainian partially-wooded steppe zone, which is entered to the Red Book of Ukraine
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1622

On the coin obverse set in the wreath made of images of plants and animals there is engraved the small National Emblem of Ukraine and a four line legend:
On the coin reverse there is a depiction of an enlarged orchid flower, to its left there is a flower stem with two leaves and inflorescence; to its right there are the circular inscriptions: ЛЮБКА ДВОЛИСТА (Butterfly Orchid) and PLATANTHERA BIFOLIA.
Designer:  avers: Volodymyr Demianenko  revers: Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk , Vitalii Kozachenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko