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Ulak Tartysh
Улак тартыш
Presented by
The National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic
Nominal value
10 som
38,61х38,61 Форма квадратная
Silver 925°
1 000
Production quality
Proof, UV printing
Kanybek Turumbekov (obverse), Murat Sagimbaev (reverse)
Moscow Mint of Goznak (Russia)
Description of obverse and reverse
The obverse of the coin depicts a horse rider with an ulak in his hands. The dynamics of the game is reflected in the lines, which gradually turn into the contours of the mountains. The upper part of the coin contains a colored logo of the World Nomad Games and the name of the coin «Ulak Tartysh» written in the runic style. The left part of the coin illustrates silhouettes of a horse rider and players involved into the game. The weight of the coin (31.10 g) and alloy of metal (Ag925°) are shown in the right part of the silver coin. The face value of the coin is given in its lower part. 

The central part of the reverse side of the coin illustrates the coat of arms of the Kyrgyz Republic. Around the circumference of the coin there is an inscription which reads «Дүйнөлүк көчмөндөр оюндары /World Nomad Games». The year of coin issue (2018) is stated in the lower part of the coin.
A brief annotation
The collection coin has been issued to revive and popularize the ethnic types of sports and is dedicated to the III World Nomad Games 2018. 

«Ulak Tartysh» is a traditional horse-racing game which is a struggle between two teams of riders for an ulak (goat carcass). According to the game rules a team needs not only to take over the ulak but to keep it and then throw it into the «tai kazan» (gates) of the opposite team. The winner is the team which has thrown the ulak into the opposite team’s gate the highest number of times.
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