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Kaaba
Кааба
Presented by
National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Nominal value
500 Tenge
Weight
3,1 г
Diameter
16
Metal
Gold 999°
Mintage
3000
Production quality
Proof, gold plating
Designer
Artists: Akhverdyan А.S. Designers: А. Michurov; E. Ahmetov
Producer
Kazakhstan Mint
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 Kaaba mosque (Saudi Arabia). Along the circumference in the upper part there is an inscription “KAABA”, in the lower part – “MECCA” in English language.
A brief annotation
Kaaba (Mecca, Saudi Arabia) is a holy place to which all Moslems turn their looks during the pray. Kaaba is a stone construction of a cubic shape and located in the courtyard of the Forbidden Mosque.
New issue
№ 4(65) 2023
№ 4(65) 2023
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