Estonia to issue a €2 coin with the slogan “Slava Ukraini” (Glory to Ukraine)
A new €2 coin featuring a design by a Ukrainian refugee studying at the Estonian Academy of Arts will enter circulation at the end of the year. Money from collectible sales will be donated to Ukraine, ERR reported.
Daria Titova, who is originally from Kharkiv, created the design featuring a girl as a symbol of tenderness, protecting a bird in her hand and an ear of wheat, the Bank of Estonia said in a statement on May 5, 2022.
The words “Slava Ukraini” (Glory to Ukraine) have also been incorporated into the design “to symbolize the independence and resistance of Ukraine.”
“It is the first time that a coin issued by the Bank of Estonia has text in a foreign language, but this was an extraordinary case, and Slava Ukraini embodies the drive of Ukraine towards freedom,” said Chair of the Supervisory Board Mart Laar.