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Ivan Fedorov


Putting into circulation : 28 December 2010
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 Fedorov, a prominent figure in the culture of East Slavs, well-known printing pioneer, engineer and inventor, engraver, foundry work master, who produced the first printed books in Ukraine - `Apostol` (Acts and Epistles of the Apostles) in 1574, `Azbuka` (an Alphabet book for East Slavs) in the same year, the Ostroh Bible in 1581.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 539

Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular legend НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); in the centre against the background of the quill pen there is depicted the matrix plate of a page from the `Apostol` book; beneath there are the coin face value 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias) and issue year 2010.
Reverse: there is a conventionalized portrait of Ivan Fedorov; to the left of the portrait there is depicted his imprint, to the right - his life years 1510/1583; above there is the semicircular conventionalized inscription ІВАН ФЕДОРОВ (Ivan Fedorov).
Designer: Roman Chaikovskyi
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi , Sviatoslav Ivanenko
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