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Standing Guard over Life (dedicated to military medics)

Putting into circulation : 26 December 2019
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
10 сплав на основі цинку 12.4 30,0 uncirculated corrugated 1000000 1000000

Series: Ukraine's Armed Forces
This coin celebrates military medics. These are people whose profession combines medical and military knowledge. They wholeheartedly serve their homeland and, by saving the lives of its defenders every day, they perform the feat of showing mercy, valor and steadfastness.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 10

Obverse: there are Ukraine’s small coat of arms (to the left), the semicircular legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine) (above), the coin’s issue year 2019 (to the right), and the coin’s face value ДЕСЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (ten hryvnias) (semicircular, below); in the center is the following stylized composition: flames, inside of which is a cross – a symbol of medicine – with the flames being surrounded by shards, which resemble camouflage material and which symbolize the drama of war; beneath, between two shards, is the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: there is the following stylized composition: a military medic administering medical aid to a wounded soldier while fighting is going on; there are smooth silhouettes of a helicopter and a group of military officers taking a stretcher to the soldier (to the left); beneath is the following legend: НА ВАРТІ ЖИТТЯ (standing guard over life).
Designer: Андрощук Любов
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , програмне моделювання – Андріянов Віталій