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Volodymyr Sosyura


Putting into circulation : 23 January 1998
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 uncirculated corrugated 20000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to the centenary of Volodymyr Sosyura, an outstanding Ukrainian poet, State Taras Shevchenko Prize-winner (1898-1965).
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the coin obverse there is the Small State Emblem of Ukraine in the middle of the beads circumference decoration, framed with guelder-rose sprays. Above the State Emblem, there is the year of issue - 1998. Around the coin circumference there are inscriptions: УКРАЇНА - above and 2 ГРИВНІ - underneath in two lines. The inscriptions are separated from one another with ornamentation.
On the coin reverse against a background of sheets of paper with guelder-rose sprays between them, there is a portrait of Volodymyr Sosyura. Inscriptions: ВОЛОДИМИР СОСЮРА - at the left around the circumference, 1898-1965, years of poet`s birth and death - at the right in two lines and ЛЮБІТЬ УКРАЇНУ, a replica from the poet`s well-known poem - underneath, in two lines.
Designer:  avers: Oleksandr Ivakhnenko  revers: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk
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