85 Years since the Establishment of Vinnytsia Oblast

This coin commemorates the land in the forest-steppe zone of the Podolian Upland. Vinnytsia Oblast is famous for its numerous archeological, historical, architectural and urban monuments. This land is intimately associated with the Cossacks. It was in this land that the first Cossack units were formed, and the insurrectionary and haydamak movements gathered momentum. The oblast is rich in minerals and raw materials. It has 1,159 mineral deposits, including those of granite, kaolin, garnet, fluorite and phosphorite. The town of Khmilnyk boasts springs of healing mineral water with a high content of radon.

Ukraine 2017 85 Years since the Establishment of Vinnytsia Oblast
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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 coin`s issue year 2017 (above) and the following composition: Potocki Palace in the town of Tulchyn; the mill in the village of Krupoderyntsi, which dates back to the 19th century; the water tower and fountains in the city of Vinnytsia; the famous and unique Busha relief, which was discovered in a rock temple in the village of Busha and is regarded as a landmark of Vinnytsia Oblast; to the left of the relief are sunflowers and apples, which symbolize the oblast`s strong agricultural potential.
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There are the oblast`s coat of arms and the circular legends: ВІННИЦЬКА ОБЛАСТЬ (Vinnytsia oblast) (above), ЗАСНОВАНА У 1932 РОЦІ (established in 1932) (below).
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UA741CM1
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€7.5
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35000
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9.4g
Diameter: 
28mm
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