Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Ukraine 5 hryvnia 2011 - 150 years of Taras Shevchenko's death

New commemorative:

"150th anniversary of Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko's death"

Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko was a Ukrainian poet, artist and humanist. His literary heritage is regarded to be the foundation of modern Ukrainian literature and, to a large extent, the modern Ukrainian language. Shevchenko also wrote in Russian and left many masterpieces as a painter and an illustrator.

Composition: CuNiZn
Weight: 16.54 g
Diameter: 35.00 mm
Mintage: 35 000

(information by Gijs Vlothuizen)
(biographical data taken from Wikipedia)

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

1 comment:

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