Valuable set: preparing for the release of coins with the image of pectorals

Valuable set: preparing for the release of coins with the image of pectorals

20 december 2019, 10:50
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A few days later, on December 23, Ukraine will release a wonderful new year gift for numismatists – a set of quadrangular coins "Pectoral". All four coins make together one big diamond, and on one side it is possible to see the ancient Scythian ornament collected together – the image is covered with gilding. All elements of the pectoral are carefully worked out: like the original subject, the image consists of three tiers, in each of which you can see animals, people and plants. The obverse of the coins are also different. They indicate the denomination of coins (10 hryvnia) and other information, as well as shows a certain figure. The weight of each coin is 31.1 grams. The length of the sides is 38.6 mm. the Circulation is 4 thousand copies.

Pectoral is a Golden Royal breast ornament, which was made in the IV century BC. the artifact was Discovered in 1971 during the study of the mound in the Dnipropetrovsk region. There is a common version that the item was made by Greek masters. The composition probably demonstrates the daily life of the Scythians, or it is an interpretation of the myth of the Golden fleece.
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