2 Hryvni Valentyn Hlushko

2 Hryvni (Valentyn Hlushko) -  obverse2 Hryvni (Valentyn Hlushko) -  reverse

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Features

Country Ukraine
Period Republic (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2018
Value 2 Hryvni
2 UAH = 0.07 USD
Currency Hryvnia (1996-date)
Composition Nickel silver
Weight 12.8 g
Diameter 31 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 146991
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Commemorative issue

110th Anniversary of Birth of V. Hlushko

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine

Obverse

To the left is Ukraine's small coat of arms; to the right is the vertical legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine); underneath is the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works; at the center is a conventionalized composition featuring the reusable rocket space system Energia-Buran at takeoff; to the right is the face value – 2/ГРИВНІ (2 гривні) – and the year the coin was minted – 2018.

Lettering:
УКРАЇНА
2 ГРИВНІ
2018

Engravers: Volodymyr Demianenko, Volodymyr Atamanchuk

Designers: Volodymyr Taran, Oleksandr Kharuk, Serhii Kharuk

Reverse

There is Valentyn Hlushko’s portrait; underneath is the semicircular legends ВАЛЕНТИН ГЛУШКО (Valentyn Hlushko) and 1908–1989 (the years of his life).

Lettering:
ВАЛЕНТИН ГЛУШКО
1908-1989

Engravers: Volodymyr Demianenko, Volodymyr Atamanchuk

Designers: Volodymyr Taran, Oleksandr Kharuk, Serhii Kharuk

Edge

Corrugated

Mint

National Bank of Ukraine Banknote Printing and Minting Works, Kiev, Ukraine (1998-date)
Mintmark of National Bank of Ukraine Banknote Printing and Minting Works

Comments

The commemorative coin is dedicated to Valentyn Hlushko (1908–1989), a distinguished Ukrainian scientist and pioneer of rocket and space technology who, along with other engineers, created the reusable rocket space system Energia-Buran. The engines he designed have been sending airplanes, spacecraft, and launch vehicles into the sky. Valentyn Hlushko authored more than 200 research papers on rocket and space technology, including engine technology. He was granted the rank of the Hero of Socialist Labor, numerous state awards, and the Tsyolkovskyi Gold Medal.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2018  35 000 3.58 Special Uncirculated

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