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Andrii Malyshko

Putting into circulation : 31 October 2003
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 the Ukrainian poet and songwriter Andrii Malyshko (02.11.1912 - 17.02.1970). Malyshko`s lyrics set to music by the Ukrainian composer P.Maiboroda (`The Kyivan waltz`, `Song about rushnyk`, `Small path`, etc.) became folk songs.
On the coin obverse there is represented a towel whereon there are conventionalized images of a bird (on the left) and flowers (on the right). Above and below the towel there is the semicircular inscription: УКРАЇНА (Ukraine) as well as the small National Emblem of Ukraine. At the bottom of the coin there is the inscription: 2 ГРИВНІ 2003 (2 hryvnia /2003) and the Mint logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine.
On the coin reverse there is a portrait of Andrii Malyshko; against the background of a rural scene consisting of the sun and trees (on the left) and a peasant`s hut and mallow flowers (on the right). Beneath there is the semicircular inscription: 1912-1970, АНДРІЙ МАЛИШКО (Andrii Malyshko)
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk