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The Kobzar`s Going to His Last Home (on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of T.H.Shevchenko`s Re


Putting into circulation : 29 April 2011
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 nickel silver 16.54 35,0 special uncirculated corrugated 35000 35000

Series: Ukrainian Heritage
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko`s death and his reburial in Ukraine.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

On the obverse there are: the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine and the semicircular inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) (above); the monument fixed up on Taras Shevchenko`s grave; to the right there are the lines from his poetry: `...ЩОБ ЛАНИ / ШИРОКОПОЛІ / І ДНІПРО, І КРУЧІ / БУЛО ВИДНО, / БУЛО ЧУТИ, / ЯК РЕВЕ / РЕВУЧИЙ.` (So that the fields, the boundless steppes, The Dnieper`s plunging shore My eyes could see, my ears could hear, The mighty river roar) with T.Shevchenko`s signature; below to the right there is a conventionalized image of the Dnieper-river with the logo of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint over it, to the left there is the legend 5 ГРИВЕНЬ/2011 (5 hryvnias / 2011).
On the reverse there are: a conventionalized sketch of T.H.Shevchenko`s reburial route from Saint Petersburg to Kaniv (to the right), bas-relief of Taras Shevchenko`s portrait on the cross fixed up on Chernecha Hill after the reburial (to the left) and the inscriptions 8-22/ТРАВНЯ/1861 РОКУ (8-22/of May/1861 year) (over the portrait) and ОСТАННІЙ ШЛЯХ КОБЗАРЯ (Last path of the Kobzar) (bow-shaped, above).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko , Sviatoslav Ivanenko
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