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Mykola Lukash


Putting into circulation : 17 December 2019
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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 the 100th birth anniversary of Mykola Lukash. A person with a formidable intellect, Mr. Lukash was one of the most prominent translators of an extraordinary linguistic talent. He translated from eighteen world’s languages. Ukraine celebrates Mykola Lukash as a lexicographer and a literary scholar, who was searching for original Ukrainian vocabulary. He reproduced masterpieces of world literature with an utter artistic perfection and left a rich and varied heritage.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

Obverse: above, to the right and to the left are the numbers 20 and 19 accordingly with Ukraine`s small coat of arms in between; underneath the coat of arms is the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine); below is the coin’s face value - 2 ?; a conventionalized composition featuring a book of Mykola Lukash’s translations with the following authors: GOETHE/ FLAUBERT/ SCHILLER/ RILKE HEINE/ CERVANTES/ BURNS TUWIM/ HUGO VERLAINE/ BOCCACCIO/ MICKIEWICZ (to the left, against a matt background) and ҐЕТЕ/ ФЛОБЕР/ ШИЛЛЕР/ ГЕЙНЕ РІЛЬКЕ/ СЕРВАНТЕС/ТУВІМ БЕРНС/ ВЕРЛЕН ГЮГО/ БОККАЧЧО/ МІЦКЕВИЧ (to the right, against a smooth background). On the right is the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works against a smooth background.
Reverse: there is Mykola Lukash’s portrait with years of his life in two lines 1919/1988 against a smooth background to the left and with the following vertical legends to the right: МИКОЛА/ЛУКАШ (Mykola/Lukash).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , програмне моделювання: Андріянов Віталій
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