|"Paralympic Games" 1992/5752
Israel's Commemorative Coin Set
in honor of the IX Paralympic Games - Barcelona '92
The Paralympic games followed the general Olympic Games held in Barcelona. The event included about 3,000 athletes from 92 countries participating in 15 different sports.
Description of the Coin
In the center, a Star of David. On the right hand side, three of its angles form the outline of a sportsman in a starting position. On the left-hand side, two angles of the Star form the outline of the Stadium. Parallel lines on either side symbolize strength and movement.
The denomination closing the parallel lines continued from the front of the coin. The loops of the figures "2" and "5" represent a ball.
The coins are struck in Proof condition and mintmarked with a Hebrew 'mem' at the bottom of the coin.
NIS-New Israel Sheqalim
Actual gold weight: 1/4 oz. encapsulated and housed in a custom display box from the Bank of Israel