2 Hryvni Lady’s Slipper Orchid

2 Hryvni (Lady’s Slipper Orchid) -  obverse2 Hryvni (Lady’s Slipper Orchid) -  reverse

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Features

Country Ukraine
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 2 Hryvni
2 UAH = 0.07 USD
Currency Hryvnia (1996-date)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 12.8 g
Diameter 31 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Flora and Fauna

Obverse

On the obverse of the coin, within a wreath formed by images of some flora and fauna species, there are the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine and the inscriptions: УКРАЇНА/2/ГРИВНІ/2016; and the mark of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.

Lettering:
УКРАЇНА
2 ГРИВНІ 2016

Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko

Reverse

On the reverse, there is the image of the Lady's Slipper Orchid (on the German (Ag) silver coin - color images, using pad printing) and semicircle legends: ЗОЗУЛИНІ ЧЕРЕВИЧКИ СПРАВЖНІ (Lady's Slipper Orchid) (above) and CYPRIPEDIUM CALCEOLUS L. (below).

Lettering:
ЗОЗУЛИНІ ЧЕРЕВИЧКИ СПРАВЖНІ
CYPRIPEDIUM CALCEOLUS L.

Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko

Edge

Corrugated

Comments

On 20 July 2016, the National Bank of Ukraine began circulating 10 and 2 hryvnias commemorative 'Lady's Slipper Orchid' coins dedicated to the endangered perennial plant of the Orchid family Orchidaceae. The plant is on Ukraine's list of endangered species. This pretty flower, whose distinctive shape resembles that of Oriental shoes, is one of the most famous orchids in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2016  30,000 7.93 Special Uncirculated

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