From December 15, it will be possible to buy the NBP collector’s coin “Thank you to the health service for sacrifice during the COVID-19 pandemic.” In this way, the central bank wants to thank health care workers for another year of fighting the pandemic. A silver coin with a nominal value of 10 zlotys is to be produced in quantities up to 10,000 pieces.
The National Bank of Poland announced that from December 15 it will be possible to buy a collector’s coin “Thank you health service for sacrifice during the COVID-19 pandemic” (individual topic) – a silver coin with a face value of PLN 10.
A coin in thanks for the protection of health
“The world’s first SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection was recorded at the end of 2019. In 2020, the virus spread almost all over the world, and the World Health Organization declared a pandemic. More than 5 million people lost their lives after being infected with the new virus. Pandemic. Pandemic. COVID-19 has also caused the global social and economic crisis. In order to counter it, quick and decisive action was needed, “we read in the NBP information brochure.
– The reverse of the coin shows a doctor’s hand wearing a surgical glove, grasping the patient’s hand with concern, says Barbara Jaroszek, director of the National Bank of Poland’s Treasury and Issue Department. And he adds: – Below is a ribbon in the colors of the Republic of Poland, which was made using UV printing. The inscription on the coin reads: “Thank you to healthcare professionals for their dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
“As a tribute to the medical staff, in gratitude for the effort and commitment as well as for professionalism, heart, compassion and empathy shown to patients, the National Bank of Poland issued a silver collector’s coin” Thank you health service for sacrifice during the COVID-19 pandemic “with a nominal value of PLN 10” – we read in the press release.
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