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