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Boris Liatoshynsky


Putting into circulation : 5 January 2005
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 uncirculated corrugated 20000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to 110th anniversary of Boris Liatoshynsky, a Ukrainian composer and a conductor; who was also a very talented pedagogue and founded his own conductor school. Among his pupils were such composers as L.Hrabovsky, I.Karabyts, V. Silvestrov, Y. Stankovych, I.Shamo and I.Belza, a musicologist. He had composed two operas, five symphonies, chamber music, romances, piano miniatures, etc.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the coin obverse above there is the semicircular inscription УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), under it - the small National Emblem of Ukraine. Against the background of music lines there is a depiction of a treble clef within an ornamental pattern made on motives of folk wall-paintings, above the music lines there is the inscription: 2 ГРИВНІ (2 / hryvnia), the coin face value, beneath - the Mint logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine and 2005, the coin issue year
On the coin reverse there is a depiction of a portrait of Liatoshynsky and semicircular inscriptions: БОРИС ЛЯТОШИНСЬКИЙ (Boris Liatoshynsky) 1895 – 1968.
Designer:  avers: Natalia Deregus-Lorens , Maryna Deregus  revers: Borys Hrudenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , Sviatoslav Ivanenko
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