- List of commemorative coins of Ukraine from precious metals
- The Year of the Ox, cost 2009
Coin The Year of the Ox 5 грн., market price 08.03.2021
On the coin obverse within a setting made of conventionalized vegetable ornamentation there are inscriptions: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК/ УКРАЇНИ/ 5/ ГРИВЕНЬ (National Bank /of Ukraine/ 5/ Hryvnias); above there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine, beneath: 2009, the coin issue year, as well as Ag 925, the designation of metal; 15,55g, its weight in fineness and the NBU Mint logotype.
On the coin reverse there is depicted an ox made in a technique of a cheap popular print within a vegetable ornamentation setting (an ox`s eyes are decorated with 0,01carat rubies). Both above and below this composition there is a depiction of contour figures of all 12 symbols of the Oriental calendar.
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the year of the Ox, one of the animal-symbols of the Chinese calendar, which is based on the twelve year cycle of the Jupiter, the largest planet of the Solar system.
|05.01.2009||5||silver (Ag 925)||15.55||33||20 000 шт.|