Series: Outstanding Persons of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to the 160th anniversary of the birth of Illya Ilyich Mechnikov (1845 - 1916) - an outstanding scientist with a world title, a Nobel Prize laureate (1908). І.І. Mechnikov is one of the founders of evolutionary embryology, immunology and microbiology, who discovered the phenomenon of phagocytosis, developed a phagocytic theory of immunity (1883). The ideas of the scientist and now contribute to the development of various branches of biology and medicine.
year of issue: 2005
Circulation: 20,000 pieces,
Metal: nickel silver,
Weight 12.8 grams.