2 Hryvni Butterfly Orchid

2 Hryvni (Butterfly Orchid) -  obverse2 Hryvni (Butterfly Orchid) -  reverse

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Features

Country Ukraine
Period Republic (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1999
Value 2 Hryvni
2 UAH = 0.07 USD
Currency Hryvnia (1996-date)
Composition Nickel silver
Weight 12.8 g
Diameter 31 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 81
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Series: Flora and Fauna

Obverse

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: УКРАЇНА, 2, ГРИВНІ, 1999. (Ukraine/ 2 /hryvnia/ 1999)

Lettering:
УКРАЇНА
2
ГРИВНІ
1999

Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko

Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko

Reverse

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

Lettering:
ЛЮБКА ДВОЛИСТА
PLATANTHERA BIFOLIA

Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko

Designers: Oleksandr Kharuk, Serhii Kharuk, Vitalii Kozachenko

Edge

Corrugated

Comments

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.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1999  50,000 12.06

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