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Oleh Olzhych


Putting into circulation : 26 June 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 jubilee coin is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of birth of Oleh Olzhych (Oleh Oleksandrovych Kandyba) – a poet, public figure and archeologist. During the World War II he headed a patriotic anti-fascist underground resistance group and was one of the organizers of the Ukrainian National Council in Kyiv (1941). In 1944, arrested by Gestapo men, he perished in a fascist concentration camp.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the coin obverse against the glass background there are: above - the Small National Emblem of Ukraine, thereunder – the inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ / БАНК / УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine), below to the right – 2 / ГРИВНІ (2 hryvnias), the coin face value, beneath - the year of coinage: 2007, to the left there is a depiction of a chestnut leaf fallen on the block pavement and the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the coin reverse Oleh Olzhych is portrayed, and the following inscriptions are placed: 1907 / 1944 (to the left) and ОЛЕГ ОЛЬЖИЧ (Oleh Olzhych).
Designer:  avers: Anatolii Demianenko  revers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Volodymyr Demianenko
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