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Icebreaker `Captain Belousov`

Putting into circulation : 16 November 2004
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
10 silver (Ag 925) 31.1 38,6 proof corrugated 10000 10000

Series: Maritime History of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to the icebreaker which was put into operation 50 years ago and which is named after Mykhailo P. Belousov (1904 - 1946), an experienced polar captain and a Hero of the Soviet Union.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1625

On the coin obverse on the left there is a depiction of an anchor and a steering-wheel, against whose background there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine is depicted; in the middle there are engraved horizontal symbolic waves above which there are inscriptions: УКРАЇНА/2004 (Ukraine/2004) (above), 10/ГРИВЕНЬ (10/Hryvnia), as well as - designation of the metal, its fineness and the coin weight in fineness. There is also the Mint logotype of the Bank of Ukraine.
On the coin reverse there is a depiction of an ice-breaker amidst blocks of ice - in the foreground, and a boat in pure water - in the background; there are the inscriptions: `КАПІТАН БЄЛОУСОВ` (`Captain Belousov`), above in semicircle, and beneath - КРИГОЛАМ (Icebreaker) horizontal depiction against the mirror background
Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko