National Bank of Ukraine
Special uncirculated, enamel painting
Volodymyr Taran, Oleksandr Kharuk, Serhii Kharuk
Banknote Printing and Minting Works of the National Bank of Ukraine
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular inscription «НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ» (National Bank of Ukraine); thereunder is depicted a periwinkle flower wreath with ribbons, in the centre whereof are the coin face value «10/ГРИВЕНЬ» (10/hryvnias) on the silver coin and the coin issue year indication 2012.
Reverse: within a conventionalized circle of small countryside houses, fences and flowers, against the dark background, there are depicted a girl with a shoulder-yoke and a young man; along the coin edge, against the light background, there are conventionalized periwinkle flowers; below there is the legend «УКРАЇНСЬКА/ЛІРИЧНА ПІСНЯ» (Ukrainian/Lyric Song).
A brief annotation
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the Ukrainian lyric song, melodious, affecting and touching, enriched with visual epithets, combining the joy and tranquil melancholy, celebrating the love and human relations, imbuing with its beauty and energy; it may be termed the treasury and soul of our people.