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Mykhailo Verbytskyi

Putting into circulation : 4 March 2015
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 30000 30000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Mykhailo Mykhailovych VERBYTSKYI, a Ukrainian composer, public figure, chorus conductor, priest of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and the author of music of the national anthem of Ukraine.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

The coin obverse bears: the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine) above, the conventionalized composition: against the background of the national flag of Ukraine the anthem lines ЩЕ НЕ ВМЕРЛА УКРАЇНИ/І СЛАВА, І ВОЛЯ,/ЩЕ НАМ, БРАТТЯ/МОЛОДІЇ,/ УСМІХНЕТЬСЯ/ДОЛЯ. (Yet not died (has) of Ukraine / both glory, and freedom / still upon us, brothers / brave, / shall smile / the fate.) with the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine thereunder and images of people singing the anthem to the left and right thereof; the coin face value 2/ГРИВНІ (2/hryvnias) below with the coin issue year indication 2015 to the right and the mark of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint to the left thereof.
Reverse bears Mykhailo Verbytskyi`s portrait with the flower ornament pattern, image of the lyre, to the left of the portrait, and the conventionalized representation of the musical notation thereunder; indication of the years of his life: 1815 (to the left) and 1870 (to the right); the bow-shaped inscription МИХАЙЛО ВЕРБИЦЬКИЙ (Mykhailo Verbytskyi) to the right beneath.
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko , Volodymyr Atamanchuk