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On Motifs of O.P.Dovzhenko`s Works


Putting into circulation : 22 August 2014
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
20 silver (Ag 925) 62.2 50,0 special uncirculated smooth with in-depth legends 2000 2000

Series: Spiritual Treasures of Ukraine
The coin has been struck to commemorate the 120th anniversary of birth of Oleksandr Petrovych Dovzhenko, whose name has taken its place in history of the Ukrainian and world culture as the name of the founder of the Ukrainian national school of cinematography, a filmmaker of genius, writer of great originality and artist, whose movie `Earth` is considered one of the best 12 films in the world.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1758

Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ / БАНК / УКРАЇНИ (National / Bank / of Ukraine) and the coin issue year indication 2014 thereunder to the right; lower there is the conventionalized composition: on the motion picture film there are the pictures from the movies `Earth`, `Chronicle of Flaming Years` and `Zvenyhora`; beneath there is the coin face value 20 ГРИВЕНЬ (20 hryvnias).
Reverse: there are represented: Oleksandr Dovzhenko`s portrait (to the left); the diagonal inscription ОЛЕКСАНДР ДОВЖЕНКО (Oleksandr Dovzhenko); to the right, against the background of the motion picture film, there are indicated the years of his life 1894/1956; above there are the conventionalized images of the birds embodying the poetic fancies of the artist.
Designer:  avers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk  revers: Nataliia Fandikova
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , Anatolii Demianenko
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