National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Artists: Akhverdyan А.S. Designers: А. Michurov; E. Ahmetov
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: In the central part there is a composition symbolizing entrance into Islam sanctuary consisting of an image of arch and heraldic spiral. In the lower part “500 TENGE” means the face value of the coin. To the right of the figures there is an inscription “Au 999”. On the circumference there are legends “NATIONAL BANK OF KAZAKHSTAN”, logo of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, sign and “2010” which means the year of mintage and the trade mark of the Kazakhstan mint.
Reverse: In the central part there is an image of the Dome of the Rock mosque (Jerusalem). Along the circumference in the upper part there is an inscription “DOME OF THE ROCK”, in the lower part – “JERUSALEM” in English language
A brief annotation
Dome of the Rock mosque (Jerusalem) is located on the top of the
Moria Mountain (Temple Mountain) and it is not an active one. This is an architectural monument protecting the sacred rock from which Mohammed has risen in the sky.