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Ivan Trush

Putting into circulation : 9 October 2019
Technical Specifications
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2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 35000 35000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to Ivan Trush, an artist, a founder of the realist movement in Western Ukrainian pictorial art, a fine art expert, an art and literature critic, and a publisher. Ivan Trush is an author of a lyrical series of landscape pictures and life portraits of Vasyl Stefanyk, Lesia Ukrainka, Ivan Nechuy-Levytsky, Pavlo Zhytetsky, Mykhailo Drahomanov, Mykola Lysenko and many others. He also created over 250 great paintings, which include Sunset in the Forest, Dnipro near Kyiv, Moonlight Night above the Sea, Taras Shevchenko’s Grave in Kaniv, etc. The artist’s legacy is a valuable contribution to the history of Ukrainian fine arts.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

Obverse: on top is Ukraine`s small coat of arms; to the right is the legend УКРАЇНА/2/ГРИВНІ/2019 (Ukraine/2 hryvnias/2019); there is a conventionalized fragment of Ivan Trush’s painting Trembita Players; to the right are the artist’s fascimile and the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: against a smooth background of a palette with brushes is Ivan Trush’s portrait with the legend ІВАН/1869–1941/ТРУШ (Ivan/1869-1941/Trush) to the left.
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk