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Olha Avilova


Putting into circulation : 3 September 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 Olha Avilova, an outstanding medical doctor, professor, and Honored Doctor of Ukraine. She was one of the pioneers of thoracic surgery in Ukraine. Olha Avilova is renowned for her work as the head of Ukraine’s first pulmonology department, the founder of the scientific school of reconstructive surgery of the trachea and the bronchi, the founder of the Kyiv City Pulmonology Center, and the author of more than 300 research papers.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 58

Obverse: against a smooth backdrop is a conventionalized composition symbolizing thoracic surgery; the composition has a color element (in pad printing); underneath are Ukraine`s small coat of arms and the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine); below are the coin’s face value – 2/ГРИВНІ (2 hryvnias) – and the year of mintage – 2018; to the right is the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: there is Olha Avilova’s portrait; underneath are the legends ОЛЬГА/АВІЛОВА (Olha Avilova)/1918 – 2009.
Designer: Nataliia Fandikova
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko , Volodymyr Atamanchuk
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