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Bohdan-Ihor Antonych

Putting into circulation : 28 October 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 `Bohdan-Ihor Antonych` with the face value of 2 hryvnias is dedicated to to a poet being simultaneously a romanticist and a thinker, who has enriched the Ukrainian literature with philosophical lyrics and religious cosmic objects. Bohdan-Ihor Antonych`s poetry has played an important role in development of the Ukrainian literary modernism.
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) to the left, the coin issue year 2009 below and the coin face value 2/ГРИВНІ (2/hryvnias) in the centre; to the left and right of the face value, diagonally, there is a composition representing in a conventonalized form figurative interpretation of Antonych`s poetry components (cosmic - to the right, vegetative - to the left) with the National Bank of Ukraine Mint logo.
On the reverse there is Bohdan-Ihor Antonych`s portrait against the background of a vegetative pattern; to the right 1909/1937 (years of his life) and beneath the semicircular legend БОГДАН-ІГОР АНТОНИЧ (Bohdan-Ihor Antonych).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk