- List of commemorative coins of Ukraine
- Defenders of Donetsk Airport, cost 2018
Coin Defenders of Donetsk Airport 10 грн., market price 25.10.2021
Захисникам Донецького аеропорту (Кіборги)
сплав на основе цинка
Obverse: above, to the left, is the semicircular legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), under which are the coin’s issue year (2018) and Ukraine’s small coat of arms; in the center is the following conventionalized composition: two male hands holding weapons from different epochs, which symbolize Ukraine’s defenders from different historical times; against a smooth background are the following legends: ЗА ЧЕСТЬ! ЗА СЛАВУ! ЗА НАРОД! (For honor! For glory! For the people!); beneath, to the left, against the backdrop of a conventionalized shield fragment is the coin’s face value 10/ГРИВЕНЬ (10/hryvnias); to the right is the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: there is a conventionalized composition depicting an airport defender against the background of the half-ruined control tower, with a Ukrainian flag flying above it; to the right are bullet-ridden metal constructions with the vertical legend: КІБОРГИ. UA/ 26•05•2014/21•01•2015 (CYBORGS. UA/ 26•05•2014/21•01•2015).
This coin celebrates the defenders of Donetsk Airport, known as cyborgs, who defended the airport for 242 days. Their courageous and heroic battles have come to symbolize the self-sacrificing fight for Ukraine’s territorial integrity.
|30.01.2018||10||сплав на основе цинка||12.4||30||1 000 000 шт.|