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Oleksii Kolomiichenko

Putting into circulation : 5 December 2018
Technical Specifications
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2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 30000 30000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to Oleksii Kolomiichenko, a medical doctor, professor, and otolaryngologist who founded the Ukrainian school of otolaryngology research. Oleksii Kolomiichenko established and headed the Kyiv Institute of Otolaryngology Research. He made a significant contribution to the study of tonsillar disease, diagnosis and treatment of impaired hearing, inflammatory processes of the middle ear, conservative therapy of major diseases of the ear, throat, and nose, occupational pathology of the hearing organs, and more. Oleksii Kolomiichenko was Ukraine’s first physician to study the clinical applications of ultrasound and laser in the diagnosis and treatment of otolaryngology diseases.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

Obverse: against a smooth backdrop is a conventionalized arrangement featuring a rectangle with a human profile that has concentric circles marking the location of the organs Dr Kolomiichenko treated; to the left is the vertical legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine); to the right is Ukraine`s small coat of arms; below is the face value and the year of mintage – 2/ГРИВНІ/2018 (2/hryvnias/2018); to the right is the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: against a smooth background is Oleksii Kolomiichenko’s portrait; to the right is a microscope; to the left are the vertical legend ОЛЕКСІЙ КОЛОМІЙЧЕНКО (Oleksii Kolomiichenko); on top and below are the years of his life – 1898 and 1974.
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , програмне моделювання: Андріянов Віталій