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200 Years of Volodymyr Dal

Putting into circulation : 19 November 2001
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 ordinary corrugated 30000 30000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to 200th birth anniversary of Volodymyr Dal (1801-1872), a writer, ethnographer and the author of the well-known Russian language vocabulary. Dal came from Luhansk region, which was represented in his pseudonym: Cossak of Luhansk.
On the coin obverse in its centre there is a composition made of books, roll, sheets of paper and inkstand with a pen; above there is the small State Emblem of Ukraine, around the coin circumference there are inscriptions: УКРАЇНА, 2, ГРИВНІ, 2001 (Ukraine/ 2001 /2 hryvnia) and the Mint logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine.
On the coin reverse there is depicted Volodymyr Dal`s portrait, beneath depicted is a pen under which there is the conventionalized inscription: КОЗАК ЛУГАНСЬКИЙ (Cossack of Luhansk). Around the coin circumference there are inscriptions: ВОЛОДИМИР ДАЛЬ (Volodymyr Dal) and 1801-1872
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk