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Lesya Ukrainka


Putting into circulation : 1 March 1996
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
200000 german silver 14.35 33,0 proof-like corrugated 100000 100000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to 125th anniversary of Lesya Ukrainka (Larysa Petrivna Kosach) - an outstanding Ukrainian poetess and public figure.
On the coin obverse there is the small State Emblem of Ukraine in the middle of the beads circumference decoration, framed with guelder-rose sprays. Above the State Emblem there is the year of issue -1996. Around the coin circumference there are inscriptions: at the coin upper part - НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ and at the coin lower part:
On the coin reverse Lesya Ukrainkas portrait is depicted. Around the coin circumference there are inscriptions: ЛЕСЯ УКРАЇНКА - to the left and 1871-1913 - years of poetess birth and death - to the right.
Designer: Oleksandr Ivakhnenko
Engraver: Stefan Novotny
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