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- 100 Years of the World Aviation and 70 Years of the National Aviation University, cost 2003
Coin 100 Years of the World Aviation and 70 Years of the National Aviation University 2 грн., market price 22.06.2021
100 років світової авіації та 70-річчя Національного авіаційного університету
On the coin obverse against the background of the a terrestrial globe there is pictured a composition, symbolizing dynamics of air communication, the small National Emblem of Ukraine and the inscriptions: 2 ГРИВНІ, 2003 (2 hryvnia/ 2003). Above and on the right there is a semicircular inscription: УКРАЇНА (Ukraine).Beneath there is the NBU Mint logotype.
On the coin reverse there is a composition inside of which there is a biplan of the Wright brothers is depicted against the background of the conventional plane skin which is decorated with a schematic sketch of Leonardo da Vinci. Above to the left there is a semicircular inscription: СВІТОВІЙ АВІАЦІЇ (of World Aviation) and to the right there is a two-lined inscription: 100 РОКІВ (100 Years). Beneath to the right there is a building is depicted, under which there is a semicircular inscription: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ АВІАЦІЙНИЙ УНІВЕРСИТЕТ (National Aviation University).
The coin is dedicated to 100th anniversary of the World Aviation. A human being used to dream on flying since many centuries, but practically, aviation (from the Latin: avis - bird) has started its development only in 20th century. The American mechanics, brothers Write were the first to put an internal-combustion engine inside an airplane. The first successful flight of their airplane took place on December 17, 1903. At the end of 30-s a jet-engine was invented. And since that time the aviation has been developing very rapidly.
|22.08.2003||2||nickel silver||12.8||31||30 000 шт.|