"The national side of the coin will depict one of the symbols of the Ukrainian people in the fight for peace – a sunflower. Ukraine is the world's largest sunflower grower/producer and exporter of sunflower oil. However, sunflowers are important not only from the point of view of the national economy – since Russia started the cruel war in Ukraine, the sunflower has also become a global symbol of peace," said LB.
Latvijas Banka plans to issue the 2 euro commemorative coin in both souvenir packaging (in Brilliant Uncirculated quality) and circulation quality (rolls).
Estonia has also announced plans for a Ukrainian coin, with a different design, as reported by ERR News.