A composition which embodies the integrity of Ukraine - the small National Emblem of Ukraine framed with a vegetable ornament is supported by a lion and a Cossack holding a musket. Around the coin circumference, there are inscriptions, the Mint logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine.
Lettering: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ 5 ГРИВЕНЬ 2006 Р.
In circle made of a string of beads within against the background of the map of Ukraine, there is depicted the structure of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and circular inscriptions.
Lettering: УКРАЇНА 15 РОКІВ НЕЗАЛЕЖНОСТІ