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The 15th Summer Paralympic Games. Rio de Janeiro


Putting into circulation : 21 November 2017
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 35000

Series: Sport
This coin commemorates the Summer Paralympic Games, which are held every four years by the International Paralympic Committee. A total of 172 Ukrainian Paralympians competed in 15 sports at the 15th Summer Paralympic Games, which were held in Rio de Janeiro. The Ukrainian national team took third place overall, winning a record number of medals. Ukrainian Paralympic athletes set 109 records in three sports: swimming, athletics and powerlifting, of which 22 were world records, 54 European records, and 32 Paralympic records.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

Obverse: above are Ukraine`s small coat of arms and the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine) (to the right), under which are the symbol of Ukraine`s National Paralympic Committee and a conventionalized Paralympic medal; to the left are the legends: ЗОЛОТО 41/СРІБЛО 37/БРОНЗА 39 (gold 41/silver 37/bronze 39); against a smooth background is the coin`s issue year - 2017; below are the coin`s face value - ДВІ ГРИВНІ (two hryvnias), and the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works (to the right).
Reverse: against the backdrop of a conventionalized wavy ribbon is a Paralympian athlete holding a bat in his hand, next to the athlete is the legend: Ріо-де-Жанейро (Rio de Janeiro); to the left of the athlete is the semicircular legend: XV ПАРАЛІМПІЙСЬКІ ІГРИ (15th Paralympic Games); above is the emblem of the Ukrainian Paralympic Movement and the year when the games were held - 2016.
Designer:  avers: Volodymyr Atamanchuk  revers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Anatolii Demianenko
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