Ukraine 2019 - 3 pcs 1/4 oz - 2 Hryvnia Hryvna Silver Coins In special souvenire packing Series: Ukrainian Heritage. Quality Special UNC Face Value 2 Hryvnia Material Silver 925 Mintage 10000 Year 2019 Size 26,50 mm. Weight 7,78 gram (1/4 Oz). These coins celebrate Yavoriv toys, which are unique to Ukrainian culture. These colorful wooden toys, which originated in the Lviv oblast town of Yavoriv and neighboring villages, are meant to entertain, amuse, and to pacify.
While the first records of these toys date back to the 17th century, the toys gained popularity in the 18th century, becoming a form of woodworking art in the late 19th century. Most of the toys, such as birds, walking couples, carts, rattles, and horses, can move and make a sound. They are decorated in the traditional Yavoriv painting style, in red, green, yellow, or white colors. The Yavoriv painting style is a very old tradition in Ukraine. Despite their simple appearance, the toys have a unique attraction to them, and are thought to be more than just toys.They are believed to have protective powers, and the art of making them has been handed down from generation to generation. With the certificate, in capsule, in souvenire pack. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: World\Europe\Ukraine". The seller is "lev-535" and is located in this country: UA. This item can be shipped worldwide.