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Oleksii Alchevskyi

Putting into circulation : 26 December 2005
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 20000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to the 170th birth anniversary of Oleksii Alchevskyi (1835 - 1901), a Ukrainian industrialist and a banker, founder of a number of banks and industrial enterprises, in particular, `Kharkiv trade bank`, the first in the city of Kharkiv and the second in Russia commercial credit bank, the first in Russia Land bank. He was also one of the founders of Agricultural Association. Two largest metallurgical works (now they are Public Corporation Alchevsk metallurgical complex and PC Mariupil metallurgical complex named after Illich) have been built on his initiative.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

O On the coin obverse a steam locomotive is depicted (as a symbol of the progress of the end of 19th c.) against the background of conventionalized waste banks` contours, blast-furnace and open-hearth shop; there are also depicted: the small National Emblem of Ukraine (left), the circular inscription: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) (above), 2005, the coin issue year (beneath), 2 ГРИВНІ (2/ hryvnia) and the NBU Mint logotype
On the coin reverse a portrait of Oleksii Alchevskyi is depicted, under it there are the semicircular inscriptions:1835 - ОЛЕКСІЙ АЛЧЕВСЬКИЙ (Oleksii Alchevskyi) - 1901.
Designer: Volodymyr Atamanchuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk