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"Paralympic Games" 1992/5752

Paralympic Coins

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

Cat. No. Denomination Type Diameter Weight Mintage Price
FR 40 5 NIS Proof Gold/.900 22 mm 8.63 grams 1,629 575.00

Paralympic Gold Proof Coin Paralympic Gold Proof Coin

Actual gold weight:    1/4 oz.   encapsulated and housed in a custom display box from the Bank of Israel

Cat. No. Denomination Type Diameter Weight ASW Mintage Price
SI 15 2 NIS Proof Silver/.925 38.7 mm 28.8 grams .8565 3,718 45.00

Paralympic Silver Proof Coin Paralympic Silver Proof Coin

Proof: A coin which was made with special care. The coins are struck using polished dies. The planchets are specially selected and polished. The coins exhibit a mirror-like surface in the fields and a frosted appearance on the raised points of the coin. A small Hebrew 'mem' mintmark is struck on the "Paralympic" coin below the denomination.

ASW: actual silver weight

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