80 Years since the Establishment of Khmelnytskyi Oblast

This coin commemorates Khmelnytskyi Oblast, which lies in the south-west of the East European Plain in two geographical regions: forest steppe and mixed forest. Ancient historical and archeological monuments, picturesque landscapes, and a mild, wholesome climate are uniquely combined in Khmelnytskyi Oblast. The region is known for its Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle, Medzhybizh Fortress, Starokostiantyniv Castle, Dniester and Smotrych Canyons, as well as the Bakota Cave Monastery. The oblast boasts over 3,000 rivers and streams, the largest of which are the Dniester, Southern Bug, Horyn, Sluch, Zbruch, and Smotrych. It has over 300 deposits with 26 varieties of mineral resources, and over 60 springs with fresh, mineral and table waters. It also produces many goods that are popular in Ukraine and abroad, and has established trade relations with many countries.

Ukraine 2017 80 Years since the Establishment of Khmelnytskyi Oblast
Obverse: 
Above is Ukraine`s small coat of arms; there are circular legends: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) (above), П`ЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (five hryvnias) (below); to the right is the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works; in the center is the issue year - 2017 and a composition that symbolizes the oblast: above is the atom for peace symbol, above which is an image of Starokostiantyniv Castle, the St. Nicolas Church located in Medzhybizh Fortress (to the right), and a symbolic bouquet made from agricultural products - sunflowers, grain, and corn - and a harvester (to the left).
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There are the oblast`s coat of arms and the circular legends: ХМЕЛЬНИЦЬКА ОБЛАСТЬ (Khmelnytskyi oblast) (above), ЗАСНОВАНА У 1937 РОЦІ (established in 1937) (below).
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UA747CM1
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€5
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35000
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9.4g
Diameter: 
28mm
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