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100 Years since the Establishment of the Ukrainian Red-Cross Society


Putting into circulation : 29 March 2018
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 nickel silver 16.54 35,0 special uncirculated corrugated 40000 40000

Series: Other coins
This coin celebrates an organization with a century-long history full of mercy, humanity, and compassion. The society is guided by the fundamental principles developed by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. These principles envisage the provision of assistance to all of those in need, without discrimination in terms of nation, race, gender, language or class, and regardless of their religious and political beliefs.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 61

Obverse: above, against the smooth background of a conventionalized cross, are Ukraine’s small coat of arms and the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine); there are the seven fundamental principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement: ГУМАННІСТЬ/ НЕУПЕРЕДЖЕНІСТЬ/ НЕЙТРАЛЬНІСТЬ/ НЕЗАЛЕЖНІСТЬ/ ДОБРОВІЛЬНІСТЬ/ ЄДИНІСТЬ/ УНІВЕРСАЛЬНІСТЬ (humanity/impartiality/neutrality/independence/voluntary service/ unity/universality); beneath are the coin’s face value – 5/ГРИВЕНЬ (5/hryvnias), the issue year – 2018, and the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works (to the right).
Reverse: there is the emblem of the Red Cross Society (pad-printed), below which is a conventionalized guelder-rose branch (some berries are red); under the branch are the following years: 1918 (to the left) and 2018 (to the right); there are the following circular legends: УТВОРЕННЯ ТОВАРИСТВА (above) ЧЕРВОНОГО ХРЕСТА УКРАЇНИ (below) (Establishment of the Ukrainian Red-Cross Society).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , програмне моделювання: Андріянов Віталій
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