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Symon Petliura

Putting into circulation : 29 May 2009
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 35000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The commemorative coin `Symon Petliura` with the face value of 2 hryvnias is dedicated to Symon Vasyl`ovych Petliura, a statesman, politician and public figure, publicist, Tsentralna Rada member, the head of the Ukrainian General Army Committee, the General Secretary for Military Matters, the Holovnyi Otaman (Chief) of Military Forces of the Ukrainian People`s Republic (UPR), the Chairman of the UPR Directory.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the obverse there are: the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular inscription Національний банк України (National Bank of Ukraine) (above), two military men of the UPR period with a Ukrainian woman`s profile within the Ukrainian wreath, symbolizing the young state, between them, and the legend: 2 ГРИВНІ (2 hryvnias) with the coin issue year 2009 and the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint (thereunder).
On the reverse there are Symon Petliura`s portrait, and the inscriptions: 1879 and 1926 - years of life, on the right and the left of the portrait, and beneath (bow-shaped) - СИМОН ПЕТЛЮРА (Symon Petliura).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko , Sviatoslav Ivanenko