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Bohdan Khanenko


Putting into circulation : 17 January 2019
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 Bohdan Khanenko, a representative of a senior cossack dynasty, collector, patron of the arts, entrepreneur, and a public figure, who was reputable in the financial and industrial circles and distinguished in the business and public life of Kyiv. Collecting items was life’s work for Bohdan Khanenko. Together with his wife Varvara Khanenko, he made a significant contribution to the cultural heritage of Ukraine: for over 40 years, Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko collected unique pieces of art from all over the world, and founded the museum that currently bears their names.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 58

Obverse: at the top is Ukraine`s small coat of arms; the circular legends read 2019 УКРАЇНА (2019 Ukraine) (top left), ДВІ ГРИВНІ (two hryvnias) (top right), БОГДАН ХАНЕНКО 1849–1917 (Bohdan Khanenko 1849–1917) (at the bottom); the center of the coin shows a portrait of Bohdan Khanenko in the foreground and a portrait of Varvara Khanenko in the background. On the right is the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works against the smooth background
Reverse: a symbolic composition depicting hands that hold a stylized colored picture (pad-printed).
Designer: Куц Марина
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Anatolii Demianenko
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