- List of commemorative coins of Ukraine
- The Protection of the Virgin, cost 2005
Coin The Protection of the Virgin 5 грн., market price 18.09.2020
On the coin obverse there is depicted the composition made of a guelder-rose, plants and a towel. Upon the background of it there is an inscription: 2005, the coin issue year; in the centre of the composition there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine, under it there are Hetman`s symbols of power and a Cossacks sabre. On its left and right there are conventionalized flowers and birds amidst of which there is the inscription: УКРАЇНА, 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (Ukraine/ 5 / hryvnia). On the coin there is also a depiction of the Mint logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine.
On the coin reverse there is a multi-figured composition depicting a reception of a newly-married couple by their parents. They are holding an icon and weddings round loaf in their hands; above there is the Protection of the Virgin. To the right there is a semicircular inscription: ПОКРОВА (Protection of the Virgin).
The coin is dedicated to one of the important Orthodox holydays related to the Virgin Mary, the true patroness of all believers. The sense of this holiday is in the idea of protection
|30.09.2005||5||nickel silver||16.54||35||45 000 шт.|