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Heorhyi Narbut


Putting into circulation : 15 March 2006
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 30000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to the 120th anniversary of Heorhii Narbut`s birth (1886-1920), who was a prominent painter, coryphaeus of the Ukrainian graphic arts. He became one of the founders of the Ukrainian Academy of Arts and later on its president. Narbut made sketches of the Ukrainian banknotes in the time of the Ukrainian People`s Republic (UPR) and developed a set of the national symbols.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the coin obverse a fragment of 1918 design banknote is depicted - a peasant woman and a workman against the background of a garland of flowers and fruits, above which there are the year of issue - 2006, the Small National Emblem of Ukraine and semicirclar inscription: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); beneath: 2/ ГРИВНІ (2 / hryvnia) and the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the coin reverse there is Heorhii Narbut`s portrait in silhouette, to the right - the coat of arms of the family of Narbuts, thereunder - the years of life: 1886/1920 and the inscription: ГЕОРГІЙ НАРБУТ (Heorhii Narbut) located as a semicircle.
Designer:  avers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk  revers: Sviatoslav Ivanenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Sviatoslav Ivanenko
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