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Snow leopard
Снежный барс
Presented by
National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic
Nominal value
10 som
Weight
28,28 g
Diameter
38,60 mm
Weight
28,28 g
Mintage
3 000 pcs.
Production quality
Proof, insert: two crystals Swarovski
Designer
Murat K. Sagimbaev
Producer
Lithuanian Mint
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: the image of a snow leopard, proudly lying on a mountain top, with a huge fluffy tail. The upper part of the coin contains the name of the coin "Snow Leopard" in Kyrgyz. Swarovski crystals are used to display the shining in the dark predatory eyes of a menacing ounce.
Reverse: there are stylized images of ethnographically stylized fauna of Kyrgyzstan, the series continues with: the images of a gazelle, wild sheep, marten, deer, wolf, eagle and the snow leopard. Below - the year of issue (2012).
A brief annotation
Snow leopard or ounce can jump 6-7 meters long to get a victim. He hunts at dusk, in most cases before sunset or in the morning at sunrise. Currently there are only 315 of the animal units in Kyrgyzstan. In 2013 in Bishkek the World Forum on Snow Leopard will be held with the participation of international organizations such as the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union) NABU (Germany), Snow Leopard Conservation Fund (USA) and others.
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