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Ulas Samchuk

Putting into circulation : 26 January 2005
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2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 uncirculated corrugated 20000 20000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to 100th anniversary of Ulas Samchuk, a Ukrainian writer who was born in Derman village of Rivne region but created his works in foreign country. The personality of Ulas Samchuk is one of the most distinctive among Ukrainian prose writers of 20th century. He is the author of memoirs, trilogy novel `Volyn`, `Maria`story, `Listen, listen, Moscow speaking` plays, `One can hear the noise of the Millstones`, etc
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the coin obverse there is a composition, conventionalized like covers of the writer`s first editions - books with horsemen on their both sides. Above there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine, under it there is УКРАЇНА (Ukraine) inscription, beneath - 2 ГРИВНІ (2 hryvnia) 2005 and the Mint logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine
On the coin reverse a portrait of Ulas Samchuk is depicted conventionalized like an engraving, right and left from which there are conventionalized flowers, beneath there are inscriptions: 1905-1987 УЛАС САМЧУК (Ulas Samchuk)
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi