Ukrainian World Congress 50th Anniversary commemorative coin now available
The limited edition commemorative coin issued by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on the 50th anniversary of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is now available for purchase at a cost of US $10.
During the presentation of this coin at the Money Museum on 28 December 2017, Head of the NBU Office for Numismatic Products and Marketing Tamara Loshmanova stated: “The high goal of the work of the Ukrainian World Congress is to further on the planet democratic principles, the defence of human rights, support for the independence, territorial integrity, national identity and economic development of Ukraine – the spiritual homeland of Ukrainians living beyond its borders. Therefore, the National Bank has recognized the work of the Ukrainian World Congress by minting a commemorative coin in honor of its half-century anniversary.”
The front of this commemorative coin valued at five hryvnia displays an embroidered tree of life on a stylized depiction of Earth, while the reverse with a mirrored background displays a bound sheaf of wheat symbolizing the unifying and consolidating work of the UWC.
The designers of this coin are Volodymyr Taran, Oleksandr Haruk and Serhii Haruk, with technical designer Vitalii Andrianov.
In Canada, the coin can be purchased at the following points of sale:
- UWC Head Office, 145 Evans Avenue, Suite 207, Toronto ON M8Z 5X8, Tel. +1 416-323-3020
- Ukrainian Credit Union Limited Branches (Visit Ukrainian Credit Union to find a branch near you.)
- Caisse populaire Desjardins Ukrainienne de Montréal, 3250, rue Beaubien Est Montréal, Québec H1X 3C9, Tel. +1 514-727-9456
In the United States, the coin can be purchased at the following points of sale:
- The Ukrainian Museum, 222 East 6th Street, New York, NY 10003, Tel. +1 212-228-0110 In person at the Museum gift shop or online at this link
- Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, 203 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003, USA. Tel. +1 212-228-6840 or e-mail [email protected]
The coin may be also ordered from the UWC Head Office. Please e-mail your request with full name, address and telephone to the UWC Head Office via e-mail to [email protected]. Please note shipping charges will apply.