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Lesya Ukrainka

Putting into circulation : 10 April 1996
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
1000000 silver (Ag 925) 15.55 33,0 proof corrugated 10000 10000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to 125th anniversary of Lesya Ukrainka (Larysa Petrivna Kosach) - the outstanding Ukrainian poetess and public figure.
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 -1996. Around the coin circumference there are inscriptions: at the coin upper part - НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ and at the coin lower part:
On the coin reverse Lesya Ukrainka portrait is depicted. Around the coin circumference there are inscriptions: ЛЕСЯ УКРАЇНКА - to the left and 1871-1913 - years of poetess birth and death - to the right
Designer: Oleksandr Ivakhnenko
Engraver: Stefan Novotny