Monday, October 28, 2013

Ukraine 2 hryvnia 2013 - Nestor Makhno

New low mintage commemorative:

'Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine: Nestor Makhno'

Nestor Ivanovych Makhno (1888-1934) was a Ukrainian anarcho-communist revolutionary and the commander of an independent anarchist army in Ukraine during the Russian Civil War. He is also credited as the inventor of the tachanka, a horse-drawn platform mounting a heavy machine gun.

(news and image from Gijs Vlothuizen and Pabitra Saha)
(biographical information taken from Wikipedia)

Composition: CuNiZn
Weight: 12.80 g
Diameter: 31.00 mm
Mintage: 30 000

LINK: National Bank of Ukraine

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