2022 €10 from Lithuania dedicated to the struggle of Ukraine
- November 28, 2022
The Central Bank of Lithuania puts on sale (reservation) from tomorrow. it is dedicated to the struggle of the Ukrainian people in the war between the country and Russia. The obverse of the coin dedicated to the Ukrainian struggle for freedom features an image of embroidered and stylized symbols of the coat of arms of the Republic of Lithuania, the Vytis, and Ukraine, the Trident (Tryzub). The author of the piece, Ukrainian artist Svitlana Matvieienko, uses conventional Ukrainian motifs in the artistic composition as an allusion to linen, used throughout the cycle of human life, from birth to death.
The reverse of the coin depicts arms that symbolically encompass all that constitutes a state, a nation that fights for tradition, history, present and future. The stylized outline of the Ukrainian state is filled with details of ethnographic fabric ornaments.
The funds from the sale of the coin will be transferred to the account opened by the National Bank of Ukraine for humanitarian aid.
€10 coin first day cover ceremony
Engraver: Svitlana Matvieienko
Release date: 07/12/2022
Mintage: 5,000 coins
Mint: Lithuanian mint
Sources: Bank of Lithuania and NUMISMAG