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John James Hughes

Putting into circulation : 18 July 2014
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 a British mining engineer, metallurgist, businessman, founder of the metal works, around of which the settlement of Yuzivka (till 1924) appeared, now - the city of Donetsk.
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 center there is the conventionalized composition representing the works; to the right there is the coin issue year indication 2014, to the left - the mark of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint; below there is the coin face value 2 / ГРИВНІ (2 / hryvnias).
On the reverse there is John James Hughes` portrait with the conventionalized inscription ДЖОН / ДЖЕЙМС / ЮЗ (John / James / Hughes) and indication of the years of his life 1814-1889.
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko , Volodymyr Atamanchuk