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200th Anniversary of T.H.Shevchenko`s Birth

Putting into circulation : 7 March 2014
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 nickel silver 16.54 35,0 special uncirculated corrugated 30000 30000

Series: Spiritual Treasures of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the bicentenary of birth of Taras Hryhorovych SHEVCHENKO, an outstanding son of the Ukrainian people, poet of genius, artist, thinker that has made an inestimable contribution to the spiritual treasury of humankind. The great Kobzar`s talent has climbed the heights of Ukrainian and world culture, the vigour of its national phenomenality diffuses far beyond the ambit of literature and art.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

On the obverse of the coins: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine, against the background of the rushnyk (embroidered towel) there is depicted a conventionalized allegorical embodiment of the master`s talent - two Muses, those of poetry and pictorial art; below there are the coin issue year indication 2014, and bow-shaped face value: П`ЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (five hryvnias); below on the rushnyk there is the mark of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the reverse of 5 hryvnia coin there is T.H.Shevchenko`s portrait together with the inscriptions: above - СВОЮ УКРАЇНУ ЛЮБІТЬ… (love your Ukraine), below - ТАРАС/ШЕВЧЕНКО/ 1814 - 1861 (Taras / Shevchenko); to the right and left there are vegetable ornamental patterns.
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko , Sviatoslav Ivanenko