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10 hryvnias 2016 Ukraine – Crimean Tatar Genocide


10 hryvnias special uncirculated coin
with box and sertifikat
silver Ag 925
diameter 38.6
weight 31,1
Mintage 2000 pcs
Date of issue: 2016



The coin commemorates the victims of the Crimean Tatar genocide. On 18 May 1944, the Soviet regime started removing Crimean Tatars from their historical motherland, Crimea. About half of the deportees died as a result of the forcible deportation and restriction to means for their existence.

Obverse of the coins: there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine, the semicircular inscription УКРАЇНА (UKRAINE), the year of issue – 2016, and the face value – 10/ГРИВЕНЬ (10 hryvnias); the coin also contains the following composition: against a smooth background there is depicted the map of the Crimean Peninsula with tamga, the Crimean Tatar emblem; below, there are wheels of a leaving steam train as the symbol of Crimean Tatars` deportation.

Reverse of the coin: there is the following conventionalized composition: a deported Crimean Tatar family behind steel wire in a railroad car and the inscriptions: 18/05/1944 (vertically, to the left), ГЕНОЦИД/КРИМСЬКОТАТАРСЬКОГО/НАРОДУ (Crimean/Tatar/Genocide) (above) and QIRIMTATAR/HALQINI?/GENOTSIDI (below).