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50 Years since the Foundation of the Ukrainian World Congress


Putting into circulation : 26 December 2017
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 35000 35000

Series: Other coins
This coin celebrates the international coordination assembly of all Ukrainian public organizations in the diaspora, which has been representing the interests of millions of Ukrainians for 50 years. The purpose and objectives of the UWC are to promote democracy and human rights around the world, and support the independence, territorial integrity, national identity and economic prosperity of Ukraine – the spiritual homeland of Ukrainians who live abroad. In 2003, the UWC was recognized by the United Nations Economic and Social Council as a non-governmental organization with special consultative status.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

Obverse: against the backdrop of a conventionalized globe is a decorative tree made to look like a vyshyvanka ornament; to the left are Ukraine’s small coat of arms and the semicircular legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine); to the right is the coin’s face value – 5/ ГРИВЕНЬ (5/ hryvnias) (semicircular); below is the coin’s issue year – 2017; in the center of the decorative tree is the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: against a smooth background is a conventionalized sheaf tied with a straw rope, which symbolizes the uniting and consolidating activity of the UWC around the world; on both sides of the sheaf are the years – 1967 and 2017; there are the semicircular legends: СВІТОВИЙ КОНҐРЕС УКРАЇНЦІВ (above) and UKRAINIAN WORLD CONGRESS (below).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: програмне моделювання: Андріянов Віталій
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