Friday, February 18, 2011

Serbia 20 dinara 2011 - Ivo Andric

New circulating type:

"20 dinara: 50th Ann. of Ivo Andric's Nobel Prize"

Ivan "Ivo" Andric was a Yugoslav novelist, short story writer, and the 1961 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. His writings dealt mainly with life in his native Bosnia under the Ottoman Empire. His native house in Travnik has been transformed into a Museum, and his Belgrade flat on Andricev Venac host the Museum of Ivo Andric and Ivo Andric Foundation.

Ivo's portraits:

(image by Ranko Madic)
(information taken from Wikipedia)

LINK: National Bank of Serbia

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