5 Hryven The Peacock

Features

Country Ukraine
Period Republic (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 5 Hryven
5 UAH = 0.18 USD
Currency Hryvnia (1996-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 16.94 g
Diameter 33 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 97322
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Commemorative issue

Fauna in Cultural Monuments of Ukraine

Obverse

Above are Ukraine's small coat of arms, the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), the coin issue year 2016 and the coin face value 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias); in the center, against the background of a miniature from Sviatoslav's collection of texts dating back to 1073, is a gilt image of a peacock that comes from the same miniature.

Lettering:
УКРАЇНА
2016
5 ГРИВЕНЬ

Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko

Reverse

There is an image of a peacock from a miniature in St. George's Gospel (A.D. 12th century), under which is the vertical legend ПАВИЧ (peacock).

Lettering: ПАВИЧ

Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko

Edge

Smooth with in-depth legends

Comments

The coin celebrates the peacock and its representations in Old Rus books, which were illustrated and decorated with patterns comprising figures of people, animals, birds, etc. The calligraphers and miniaturists who produced the illustrations in Old Rus books had an impressive artistic taste.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2016  4 000 42.47 Special Uncirculated

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