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Serhii Koroliov


Putting into circulation : 12 January 2007
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 35000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to Serhii Koroliov (1907--1966), an outstanding scientist and engineer, the chief designer of ballistic and geophysical missiles, spacecrafts, satellite series, and the first automatic interplanetary station “Zond”.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the coin obverse in the upper part the Small National Emblem of Ukraine is placed, under which there is an inscription “НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ” (National Bank of Ukraine) and a conventionalized image of a space rocket before launch. Below there are inscriptions 2 ГРИВНІ / 2007 (2 hryvnias / 2007) and the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the coin reverse Serhii Koroliov is portrayed surrounded by conventionalized stars, to the right of the portrait the years of his birth and death “1907 - / 1966” are placed, to the left of the portrait – his signature facsimile, below – the arciform inscription: “СЕРГІЙ КОРОЛЬОВ” (Serhii Koroliov).
Designer: Borys Hrudenko , Anatolii Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Volodymyr Demianenko
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