YEREVAN (Armradio) — The coin dedicated to the centenary of the Armenian Genocide issued by the Central Bank of Armenia has been named Coin of the Year at “Coin Constellation-2016” contest in Moscow.
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse of the coin depicts Armenian Genocide Memorials in the world (right to left): the monument to the sorrowful mother (Izhevsk, RF), the monument to musician Komitas (Paris, France), the memorial – cross-stone (The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, Armenia), the stela – cross-stone (Glendale, USA). Beneath – Tsitsernakaberd memorial (Yerevan, Armenia) and inscription “Armenian Genocide”. Around the rim – “REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA”, on the left – face value and year of issue.
Reverse of the coin depicts: Armenian Genocide Memorials (right to left): the monument to Armenian freedom fighters (Udjan, Armenia), a fragment from the memorial in the form of an eagle (Aleppo, Syria), a fragment from the memorial plaque: a statue of a woman (São Paulo, Brazil), a cross-stone (Antwerp, Belgium). Beneath – Tsitsernakaberd memorial and inscription “Armenian Genocide”. On the right – “1915–2015”.
The coin is designed by Suren Simonyan and Aram Urutyan and Produced at Lithuanian Mint.
Nominal value of Silver 925 coin is 100 dram in limited mintage of 1000 pcs.