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Borys Martos

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 `Borys Martos` with the face value of 2 hryvnias is dedicated to Borys Mykolaiovych Martos, a Ukrainian economist, educational specialist, cooperative movement leader, statesman and public figure. Borys Martos was a leader of the Peasant Union and an author of the Ukrainian Tsentralna Rada draft of the Agrarian Law. From December of 1918 he was the Minister of Food Supply Affairs and in the period from April to August of 1919 - the Chairman of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Finance of the Ukrainian People`s Republic Directory.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the obverse there are: the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine (in the centre), the coin issue year 2009 (thereunder), the circumferential legends Національний банк України (National Bank of Ukraine) above and ДВІ ГРИВНІ (Two hryvnias) below together with the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the reverse there are B.M. Martos` portrait, a part of the Great Coat of Arms of the Ukrainian People`s Republic (on the left) and the inscriptions: 1879/1977 - years of life, to the right of the portrait, and beneath (bow-shaped) - БОРИС МАРТОС (Borys Martos).
Designer:  avers: Volodymyr Demianenko  revers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , Anatolii Demianenko