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Ivan Kotliarevskyi


Putting into circulation : 22 September 2009
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 smooth with in-depth legends 5000 5000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to Ivan Petrovych Kotliarevskyi (1769-1838), an outstanding Ukrainian writer, public figure, the first classicist of modern Ukrainian literature, author of the famous works - the poem `Eneida` (Aeneid), the play `Natalka Poltavka` (Natalka from Poltava) and the vaudeville `Moskal-Charivnyk` (The Muscovite-Sorcerer).
Retail price, Hryvnas: 508

On the obverse above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular legend НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); below there is the coin face value 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias), and in the centre - the conventionalized composition representing Aeneas, a boat, a fragment of a column from Troy and an helmet with the coin issue year indication 2009 thereunder.
On the reverse there is a portrait of Ivan Kotliarevskyi; to the left and right thereof there are lines from T.Shevchenko`s poem `To Kotliarevskyi`s Imperishable Memory` ...Поки сонце з неба сяє, Тебе не забудуть! (While the sun in the sky shines, You will not be forgotten!) and semicircular inscriptions ІВАН КОТЛЯРЕВСЬКИЙ (Ivan Kotliarevskyi) above and 1769-1838 (years of his life) below.
Designer: Sviatoslav Ivanenko
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko
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