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Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi

Putting into circulation : 20 August 2004
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 140th birth anniversary of Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi (1864 - 1913), a talented Ukrainian writer and a public figure born in the city of Vinnytsia. Mykhailo M. Kotsiubynskyi is the author of such famous works as `Fata Morgana`, `Intermezzo`, `Laughter`, `Apple Blossom` and `Shadows of the Forgotten Ancestors`, which are bright examples of the Ukrainian prose of the end of the 19th - beginning of the 20th centuries
On the coin obverse there is a depiction of a conventionalized composition made of Heorhii Yakutovych`s engraving to `Shadows of the Forgotten Ancestors`. Above there are: a semicircular inscription: УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), the coin issue year - 2004 (left), the small National Emblem of Ukraine (right) and the coin face value - 2/ ГРИВНІ (2 hryvnia), left from the composition, as well as the Mint logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine.
On the coin reverse a portrait of Mykhailo Kotsubynsky is depicted and circular inscriptions: 1864 • МИХАЙЛО КОЦЮБИНСЬКИЙ (Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi) 1913
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi