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Volodymyr Chekhivskyi

Putting into circulation : 19 July 2006
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 30000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the 130th anniversary of birth of Volodymyr M. Chekhivskyi (1876/ 1937), a Ukrainian statesman and political figure. Volodymyr Chekhivskyi was an active participant of the public life of the Odesa City; in 1917 he became a member of the Ukrainian Central Rada. Since 26.12.1918 till 11.02.1919 he headed the Council of Ministers and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the UPR (Ukrainian People`s Republic). On his initiative on 01.01.1919 the Government of the UPR proclaimed the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church. In 1929 a criminal case was framed up against Chekhivskyi as a result whereof he was arrested and executed by shooting on the isle of Solovki.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the coin obverse in the centre there is the Small National Emblem of Ukraine, thereunder - the year of coinage - 2006, there are also the semicircular inscriptions: above - НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) below - ДВІ ГРИВНІ (2 Hryvnias) and the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the coin reverse Volodymyr Chekhivskyi is potrayed against the background resembling very conventionalized cross, to the left there is the inscription: ВОЛОДИ-/ МИР/ ЧЕХІВ-/ СЬКИЙ (Volody/myr /Chekhiv/skyi), to the right - his years of life - 1876/ 1937.
Designer:  avers: Volodymyr Demianenko  revers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , Volodymyr Atamanchuk