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Oleksa Novakivskyi


Putting into circulation : 28 February 2012
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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 Oleksa Kharlampiiovych NOVAKIVSKYI (1872-1935), an artist, educator, one of the most famous Ukrainian colorist painters, who founded an art school in Lviv. His works feature a virtuoso manner of painting, full brush, seminal expressivity.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 511

Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the bow-shaped legend НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) to the right; in the centre there is depicted an architectural monument, i.e. the building where the painter dwelt and worked; beneath there are the coin face value 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 hryvnias) and issue year 2012.
Reverse: there is a conventionalized portrait of the painter representing a fragment of O.Novakivskyi`s work `Self-portrait with the wife` of 1910; above there is the semicircular inscription ОЛЕКСА НОВАКІВСЬКИЙ (Oleksa Novakivskyi) and 1872/1935 to the left below (years of his life).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Roman Chaikovskyi
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