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The 75th Anniversary of the Victory over Nazism in the Second World War of 1939–1945


Putting into circulation : 5 May 2020
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5 nickel silver 16.54 35,0 special uncirculated corrugated 40000 40000

Series: World War II
This coin celebrates the victory in the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history, which lasted for six years. The hostilities covered the territory of 40 countries and caused immense human suffering. Being the center of the entire European battleground between June 1941 an October 1944, Ukraine made a significant contribution to the victory over Nazism. As a result of the Second World War, Ukraine suffered huge human (about 9-10 million people) and material losses.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 40

Obverse: on top, against a smooth background is Ukraine’s small coat of arms, under which is the legend 75 РОКІВ/ ПЕРЕМОГИ/ НАД/НАЦИЗМОМ/ У ДРУГІЙ/ СВІТОВІЙ/ ВІЙНІ (the 75th anniversary of the victory over Nazism in the Second World War); to the left, against a matt backdrop are the following inscriptions: 2020/ УКРАЇНА/ 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (2020/Ukraine/5 hryvnias) (the legend ГРИВЕНЬ is vertical); beneath, against a smooth background, is the image of a dove holding an olive branch in its beak as a symbol of freedom, peace, and victory. Beneath, on the right is the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting.
Reverse: there is the following conventionalized composition: vertical barbed wire as a conventional line between a military (left) part with cracked, torn edges, symbolizing tension, anxiety, and pain, against which is the inscription - 1939, and a peaceful part, where the barbed wire sprouts leaves, symbolizing revival and continuation of life, against which is the inscription - 1945.
Designer: Nataliia Fandikova
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Sviatoslav Ivanenko
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