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Oleksandr Shalimov

Putting into circulation : 23 January 2018
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 35000 35000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to Oleksandr Shalimov, the famous scientist, surgeon, Doctor of Medicine, professor, member of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine, and one of the founders of the Ukrainian school of surgery. Oleksandr Shalimov is the author of more than 800 scientific papers and 112 inventions. He initiated the creation of two research institutes, in Kyiv and in Kharkiv. Oleksandr Shalimov performed around 40,000 operations in his life. He is well-known all over the world for his studies. Oleksandr Shalimov was a member of the international society of surgery, associations of surgeons of Ukraine, Austria, and Germany. He was a full member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine and the New York Academy of Sciences.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

Obverse: on the right is Ukraine`s small coat of arms and the year of the coin’s issue 2018 above it; to the left from the coat of arms are vertical legends УКРАЇНА (UKRAINE) (above) and 2 ГРИВНІ (2 hryvnias) (below); a stylized composition takes the center of the coin, set against a smooth background: a surgeon’s hand surrounded by the “tree of life” and text that reads: УЧИСЬ/ ПРОТЯГОМ/ УСЬОГО ЖИТТЯ,/ ПРАЦЮЙ,/ НЕ ВВАЖАЮЧИ СЕБЕ/ НАЙРОЗУМНІШИМ,/ І НЕ ОПУСКАЙ РУК/ У РАЗІ НЕВДАЧІ/ О. ШАЛІМОВ (LEARN/ THROUGHOUT/ YOUR ENTIRE LIFE,/ WORK,/ BUT NEVER THINK/ YOU ARE THE SMARTEST,/ AND NEVER GIVE UP/ IF YOU FAIL/ O. SHALIMOV); the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works (at the bottom).
Reverse: a portrait of Oleksandr Shalimov, to its right is a vertical legend ОЛЕКСАНДР ШАЛІМОВ (Oleksandr Shalimov), a red drop of blood (pad-printed), and his years of life 1918/2006.
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , Anatolii Demianenko