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Vasyl Remeslo

Putting into circulation : 4 September 2017
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 30000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
This coin celebrates Vasyl Remeslo. A world-famous scientist, academic and a talented plant breeder, Remeslo created many new types of wheat. By breeding 40 varieties of grain crops, Remeslo secured Ukraine`s status as Europe`s granary. The varieties produced by the scientist are still used as the basis for breeding new domestic and foreign wheat types. Remeslo bred many winter grain varieties, which helped increase yields both in Ukraine and abroad.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

Obverse: above are the legend УКРАЇНА and Ukraine`s small coat of arms (to the right); against a smooth background is a woman holding sheaves of wheat; beneath are the issue year 2017 and the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works (to the left), and the face value 2 /ГРИВНІ (2/hryvnias) (to the right).
Reverse: there is a portrait of Vasyl Remeslo decorated with ears of wheat; to the left is the semicircular legend ВАСИЛЬ РЕМЕСЛО (Vasyl Remeslo), to the right are the years of the scientist`s birth and death 1907/1983.
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk