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Panas Myrnyi

Putting into circulation : 7 May 1999
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 uncirculated corrugated 50000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to 150th anniversary of Panas Myrnyi (P.Y.Rudchenko, 1849-1920), an outstanding democratic writer, author of the well-known realistic works: `How Can Bullocks Bellow while a Manger Full is?` `Lymerivna`, `Hungry Freedom`, `Streetwalker`, etc.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the coin obverse there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine in the centre of the circle made of beads, set in cranberry bush sprays and the conventionalized inscriptions: УКРАЇНА, 2 ГРИВНІ, 1999 (Ukraine/ 2/ hryvnia/ 1999).
On the coin reverse there is a depiction of the writer`s portrait surrounded by the conventionalized inscriptions: ПАНАС МИРНИЙ (П.Я.РУДЧЕНКО) (Panas Myrnyi (P.Y.Rudchenko), 1849 and 1920 and his facsimile
Designer: Oleksandr Ivakhnenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Volodymyr Demianenko