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Maria Prymachenko

Putting into circulation : 26 December 2008
Technical Specifications
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5 silver (Ag 925) 15.55 33,0 proof smooth with in-depth legends 5000 5000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to Maria Ovksentiivna PRYMACHENKO, a distinctive painter, representative of the folk decorative painting, whose oeuvre belongs to unique phenomena in the world art. Her creative work has played an important role in the development of folk decorative painting of Ukraine, while her `animal series` have become an extraordinary phenomenon in the world art.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 846

On the coin obverse there is a composition: the Small National Emblem of Ukraine with the legend НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) thereunder, a conventionalized Prymachenko`s work `Cosmic Space Horse` of 1983, under it - the coin face value and issue year: 5 ГРИВЕНЬ/2008 (5 hryvnias/2008).
On the coin reverse there is Maria Prymachenko` portrait against the background of her 1991 work `Ukrainian Sunflower`, above it there is the arcuate inscription МАРІЯ ПРИМАЧЕНКО (Maria Prymachenko); on the left - the vertical legend indicating her life years 1908-1997.
Designer: Anatolii Demianenko
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko