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Roman Shukhevych


Putting into circulation : 26 June 2008
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 silver (Ag 925) 15.55 33,0 proof corrugated 3000 3000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to Roman Shukhevych, one of the outstanding leaders of the Ukrainian liberation movement of the 20 – 50s of the 20th century, a military and political figure. Roman Volodymyrovych Shukhevych (Taras Chuprynka) – a lieutenant-general and the commander-in-chief of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (1943-1950) is a bright representative of generation of the stormy 1920 - 40s.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 529

On the coin obverse there is a composition: the conventionalized broken uphill road, against the background whereof there is the inscription - СЛАВА/ УКРАЇНІ! (Glorified be / Ukraine!); above – the Small National Emblem of Ukraine and the semi-circular inscription - НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine), thereunder – the coin face value: П’ЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (five hryvnias), the indication of metal and its fineness – Ag 925, weight in fineness – 15.55 g; There is also placed the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the coin reverse there is a portrait of Roman Shukhevych against the background of a conventionalized forest, which symbolizes military resistance to invaders and the national - liberation movement in Ukraine, and placed are the inscriptions: to the right -ГЕРОЯМ/СЛАВА! (Glorified be / the Heroes!); to the left -1907/ЛЬВІВ/1950/БІЛОГОРЩА (1907/ Lviv/ 1950/ Bilohorscha) and below, the bow-shaped – РОМАН ШУХЕВИЧ (Roman Shukhevych).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko
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