85 Years since the Establishment of Chernihiv Oblast

This coin commemorates Chernihiv Oblast, which lies in two geographical regions: Polesia and forest steppe. It boasts a diversified natural environment and a great variety of mineral resources. The region is also engaged in many economic activities, and has a large tourist and recreational potential. The oblast has a glorious, millennium-long history, which has been preserved in numerous monument and sanctuaries.

Ukraine 2017 85 Years since the Establishment of Chernihiv Oblast
Obverse: 
Above is Ukraine`s small coat of arms; there are circular legends: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) (above), under which is the coin`s issue year - 2017, and 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 a conventionalized composition that symbolizes the oblast: the main building of Nizhyn Gogol State University (above), to the right is the wooden St. George`s Church (in the town of Sedniv), under which is a slate relief from the Boris and Gleb Cathedral; below is a meander ornament (from the Mezine site), ears of wheat, a crane, and trees; in the center is a conventionalized image of the Desna River.
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There are the oblast`s coat of arms and the circular legends: ЧЕРНІГІВСЬКА ОБЛАСТЬ (Chernihiv oblast) (above), ЗАСНОВАНА У 1932 РОЦІ (established in 1932) (below).
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Catalog ID: 
UA756CM1
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€5
Mintage: 
35000
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9.4g
Diameter: 
28mm
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