National Bank issues commemorative coin to honor Ukrainian volunteers
15:25, 12 March 2018

National Bank issues commemorative coin to honor Ukrainian volunteers

Coin’s declared nominal is 10 UAH, the metal is zinc-base alloy, and the circulation will be 1 million pieces

15:25, 12 March 2018

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On Monday, March 12, the National Bank of Ukraine introduces a commemorative coin "The Day of the Ukrainian Volunteer". This was reported by the press service of the bank.

The nominal value of the coin is 10 UAH, metal is a zinc-based alloy, the circulation is 1 million pieces.

"It is dedicated to the commitment, courage and heroism of the defenders of independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine - to the participants of volunteer organizations, which became the pride of the Ukrainian people," the message says.

On the obverse of the coin there are: at the top on a relief background - inscription "Ukraine," under which is the small National Emblem of Ukraine, to the left and to the right of which the figures of the year of coinage – 2018. In the center, there is a stylized composition: above the crossed swords, symbolizes rebirth; below there is a logo of the Banknote printing and Minting department of the National Bank of Ukraine and a semicircular denomination - "ten hryvnias".


On the reverse of the coin, on a relief background, there is a map of Ukraine with the inscription "Who if not us"; the inscription "Day of the Ukrainian Volunteer" is on the circle line.

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