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Ivan Franko

Putting into circulation : 23 August 2006
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 silver (Ag 925) 15.55 33,0 proof corrugated 5000 5000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coins are dedicated to the 150th birth anniversary of Ivan Franko, an outstanding Ukrainian writer, publicist, public and state figure, doctor of philosophy. His talent as a creator went far beyond the scope of the national interest: he wrote his works in Ukrainian, Polish, and German. Poetry prose, dramatic composition, scientific works, journalism - in all these fields Ivan Franko achieved perfection. His contribution to the development of the Ukrainian publicism, study of literature and theatre science is invaluable.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 836

On the coin obverse above (on the left) there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine, in the centre there is depicted a mason splitting a rock, below there is the coin issue year - 2006, around the coin circumference there are inscriptions: on the silver coin: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) (above), П`ЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (5 Hryvnias) (below), as well the indication of the metal, its fineness and its weight in fineness. On the coin there is also the NBU Mint logotype
On the coin reverse there is depicted a portrait of Ivan Franko, on either sides of which there are fragments of the stone rock and inscriptions: ІВАН ФРАНКО (Ivan Franko) (on the left) and his years of life - 1856/ 1916 (on the right).
Designer: Roman Chaikovskyi
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi