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Dmytro Lutsenko

Putting into circulation : 8 September 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 3000 3000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coins are dedicated to the 85th anniversary of birth of Dmytro Lutsenko (1921 - 1989), who was born in the village of Berezova Rudka of Poltava region. Dmytro Lutsenko was the author of texts of many famous songs: `My Kyiv`, `Grey Hairs`, `Front-Line Soldiers`, `Mother`s Cherry Tree`, `Autumn Gold`, etc.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 812

On the obverse of both coins the chestnut tree blossom cluster is depicted against the background of Kyiv panorama (to the right); above there is the Small National Emblem of Ukraine, thereunder - the inscription: УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), to the left the semicircular inscription against the mirror-like background: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК (National Bank) and the year of coinage - 2006; denomination on the silver coin - П`ЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (5 Hryvnias), the name of the metal and its fineness - Ag 925, its weight in fineness - 15.55, on the German silver coin: ДВІ ГРИВНІ (2 Hryvnias). On both coins there is the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the coin reverse of both coins there is a portrait of Dmytro Lutsenko, to the right whereof two chestnut blossom clusters and conventionalized inscriptions: Березова/ Рудка 1921/ Київ 1989 (Berezova/ Rudka/ 1921/ Kyiv/ 1989);and two semicircular inscriptions: above - ЯК ТЕБЕ НЕ ЛЮБИТИ, КИЄВЕ МІЙ! (How cannot anybody love you, my Kyiv, below - ДМИТРО ЛУЦЕНКО (Dmytro Lutsenko).
Designer: Roman Chaikovskyi
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi