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Oleksandr Bohomolets

Putting into circulation : 29 April 2011
Technical Specifications
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5 silver (Ag 925) 15.55 33,0 proof smooth with in-depth legends 5000 5000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to the 130th anniversary of birth of Oleksandr Bohomolets, the founder of the Ukrainian school of pathophysiology, a statesman and public figure, who devoted his life to selfless work in the area of biology and medicine.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 827

Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular legend НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); against the background of an electrocardiogram fragment there are depicted hands of a child and an adult extending to one another, which symbolizes one of the areas of activities of the scientist on whose initiative in 1941 the first in the world clinic for fighting the premature senescence was founded, on the basis whereof later on established was the Gerontology Institute; to the right, against the dark background, there are the coin face value 5/ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias) and issue year 2011.
Reverse: there is a portrait of Oleksandr Bohomolets with the vertical inscription to the left ОЛЕКСАНДР/БОГОМОЛЕЦЬ/1881-1946 (Oleksandr/Bohomolets) and the scholar`s signature.
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko , Volodymyr Atamanchuk