Coin "Elk’s Head"

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Name Elk’s Head
Presented by National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Nominal value 500 tenge
Metal Silver 928°
Mintage 5000
Production quality Proof, gold plating
Description of obverse and reverse The coin has a dodecahedron shape. Obverse: on the right part – an inscription «500 ТЕҢГЕ» in two lines and indicating the face value, mark of the Kazakhstan mint, and an inscription «Ag 925 31,1gr.» means metal the coin is made of, standard of coinage and weight. On the left part - the image of four galloping horsemen. Along the circumference there is wide mat edge having an indented inscription «ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ» in the Kazakh language and «REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN» in English. The inscriptions are separated by dots. Reverse: in the centre – the gilded image of the badge in the shape of elk’s head. In the bottom – a circle inscription «БҰЛАННЫҢ БАСЫ» in the Kazakh language and «ELK´S HEAD» in English, in the upper part – the heraldic image of the spiral. Along the circumference there is wide mat edge having an indented inscription «КӨШПЕНДІЛЕР АЛТЫНЫ» in Kazakh, number «2011» meaning the year of issuing and an inscription «THE GOLD OF NOMADS» in English. The inscription and the number are separated by dots.
A brief annotation The elk’s head. The cast badge in the shape of a fantastic elk’s head – the golden decoration of the belt of “Golden Man”, whose burials were found on Issyk mould near Almaty. Issyk mould 5-6th century B.C.
Designer Artists: Ivzhenko V.P.; Basenov А.G. Sculptor: Ivzhenko V.P., Zolotukhin A.P.
Producer Kazakhstan Mint of National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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