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Yevhen Hrebinka

Putting into circulation : 19 January 2012
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 silver (Ag 925) 15.55 33,0 proof smooth with in-depth legends 3000 3000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to Yevhen Pavlovych Hrebinka, a poet, prose-writer, author of numerous fables, who introduced into Ukrainian literature, inter alia, such romantic genres as romances, songs, etc., including nonpareil patterns of amorous poetry.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 836

Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular legend НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); lower there is a conventionalized composition in the centre whereof there is depicted a horseman; to the right there is a fragment of a manuscript page and below - a goose-quill; thereunder there is the coin face value 5/ГРИВЕНЬ (5/hryvnias) and to the left - the coin issue year - 2012.
Reverse: there is a portrait of Yevhen Hrebinka to the right whereof, against the background of a conventionalized manuscript page, indicated are his years of life - 1812/1848; to the left there is the legend ЄВГЕН/ГРЕБІНКА (Yevhen/Hrebinka).
Designer: Sviatoslav Ivanenko
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko