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Borys Hrinchenko

Putting into circulation : 22 November 2013
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 20000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of birth of Borys Dmytrovych HRINCHENKO, a poet and prose writer, translator and literary critic, the author of basic research works in ethnography, linguistics, study of literature and pedagogy, historical sketches, first textbooks of Ukrainian language and literature, compiler of the explanatory dictionary of Ukrainian language in 4 volumes, one of the organizers and leaders of the Prosvita Society.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); in the centre there is a book image decorated with flower ornament; on the book pages there are the writer`s statement …УКРАЇНА. В ЦЬОМУ СЛОВІ ДЛЯ МЕНЕ ВСЕ. (…Ukraine. In this word (there is) for me everything.) and a pen; below there are the coin face value 2 ГРИВНІ (2 hryvnias), coin issue year indication 2013 (to the right) and the mark of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
Reverse: there is a portrait of Borys Hrinchenko to the left and right of which within the flower ornament there are indicated the years of his life 1863 and 1910; below there is the inscription БОРИС ГРІНЧЕНКО (Borys Hrinchenko).
Designer: Nataliia Fandikova
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , Volodymyr Atamanchuk