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Ivan Kozhedub

Putting into circulation : 1 June 2010
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 `Ivan Kozedub` with the face value of 2 hryvnias is dedicated to Ivan Mykytovych Kozhedub, a famous son of Ukrainian people, fighter ace, Hero of the Soviet Union on three occasions, Marshal of Aviation.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the obverse there are: above - the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular inscription Національний банк України (National Bank of Ukraine), below - the coin face value 2/ГРИВНІ (2/hryvnias) and the National Bank of Ukraine Mint logo, to the left - the coin issue year 2010; in the centre there is depicted searchlighted La-7 aircraft (side number 27), which was piloted by I.M.Kozhedub.
On the reverse there is Ivan Kozhedub`s portrait against the background of a conventionalized airfield with an aircraft thereon; under the aircraft there is the inscription ІВАН/КОЖЕДУБ/1920/1991 (Ivan/Kozhedub).
Designer:  avers: Volodymyr Atamanchuk  revers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk