Series: Outstanding Persons of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to Mikhail Nikolayevich Petrenko (1817 - 1862) - a romantic poet of the first half of the XIX century. To this day, few of his works have survived, but on all continents of the world his song masterpiece `I look to the sky 'is remembered, while the lines of some poems of the poet are preserved in the songs` The Wave of Oskol' and `I Would Take Bandura ', which became folk . It is likely that Mikhail Petrenko was born in Slavyansk (now Donetsk Oblast) in 1817. For the first time, his poems were published in 1841 in the poetic almanac 'Snip'.
2 hryvnias, year of issue: 2017 Circulation: 35000 pcs, Metal: nickel silver, Weight 12,8 grams