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Mykhailo Ostrohradskyi


Putting into circulation : 20 August 2001
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 ordinary corrugated 30000 30000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to 200 Years since the birth of Mykhailo Ostrohradskiy (24.09.1801-01.01.1862), an outstanding Ukrainian scientist-mathematician, a member of five Academies (Paris, St-Petersburg, Rome, Turin and USA) who was born in Pashenivka villiage of Poltava region. His main works are dedicated to mathematical analysis, theoretical mechanics and mathematical physics.
On the coin obverse at the centre there is depicted a set of integral curves in the frame of reference, as well as the small National Emblem of Ukraine, a four- line inscription: УКРАЇНА, (Ukraine) 2001, 2, ГРИВНІ (2 hryvnia), and the Mint logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine.
On the coin reverse there is a portrait of Myhkailo Ostrohradskiy; to the left there is the fractional and rational function integral (the integration method of such functions is named after him), to the right there is a half-circular two-line inscription:1801-1862, МИХАЙЛО ОСТРОГРАДСЬКИЙ.
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk
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