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Ancient Halych

Putting into circulation : 22 August 2017
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 40000 40000

Series: Ancient cities of Ukraine
This coin commemorates ancient Halych, which was one of the largest centers of Kyiv Rus. Halych was the capital of the Principality of Halych and the Kingdom of Halych-Volhynia. The town was an important economic, political, and cultural center, which promoted crafts, trade, and the construction of public housing and churches. The Halych-Volhynian Chronicle was also written in ancient Halych.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

Obverse: above are Ukraine`s small coat of arms and the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine); in the center against a smooth background is a fragment of a ceramic plate featuring a griffon (12th century), to the left of which is the vertical legend 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias); below to the right are the issue year 2017, and the mint mark of the NBU Mint.
Reverse: there is the following conventionalized composition: against the background of the town`s reconstruction is a horseman - King Danylo of Halych; above is the town`s coat of arms to the right of which is the legend ГАЛИЧ/ДАВНІЙ (Halych/ancient).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko , Volodymyr Demianenko