A coin in the shape of a Ukrainian Easter egg with a portrait of the British Queen released in Canada

06 February, 13:00
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On behalf of the National Bank of the country, the Royal Mint of Canada has stricken a lot of rare gold coins with a face value of 250 dollars in the form of a Ukrainian Easter egg with the image of Queen of Great Britain Elizabeth II.

This is reported by the Literary Newspaper citing the press service of the mint.

"Pysanka" will be released in a set with running coins, which are issued in 2021 — 5 cents, 10 cents, 25 cents, 50 cents, 1 and 2 dollars.

The circulation of the coin was 250 copies, the cost of one was 7400 Canadian dollars (about 161,500 UAH).

"Celebrate the spring and the revival of nature with a golden Easter egg that radiates warmth and light. Ukrainian Easter egg is an elegant artistic achievement made of pure gold by 99.99%. Its design is a combination of elements of traditional folk art with a rich history," says the website of the Mint.

The obverse depicts the English Queen Elizabeth II, and on the reverse side - a cock, as a symbol of fertility and awakening, as well as sunflowers, symbolizing eternity and balance.