- List of commemorative coins of Ukraine from precious metals
- The Year of Rat, cost 2008
Coin The Year of Rat 5 грн., market price 23.05.2018
On the coin obverse within setting made of a conventionalized vegetable ornamentation there are inscriptions:НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК/ УКРАЇНИ/ 5/ ГРИВЕНЬ (National Bank /of Ukraine/ 5/ Hryvnia); above there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine, beneath: 2008, 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 a rat made in a technique of a cheap popular print within a vegetable ornamentation setting (a rat eye is decorated with 0,01carat diamond). Both above and below this composition there is a depiction of contour figures of all 12 symbols of the Oriental calendar.
The coin is dedicated to the Year of Rat, one of the animal-symbols of the Oriental calendar, which is based on the twelve months cycle of Jupiter, the largest planet of the Solar system.
|03.01.2008||5||silver (Ag 925)||15.55||33||15 000 шт.|