1500th anniversary of the city Turkestan – 100 Tenge – Kazakhstan – silver coin
The coin is very rare and hard to find.
Date of issue: 1 September, 2000.
The city of Turkestan is one of the most ancient in Kazakhstan. The favorable geographic location of the settlement on an ancient caravan route – a branch of the Great Silk Road – as well as the pilgrimage of believers to the mausoleum of a great poet and preacher, Khodzha Ahmet Yasawin – favored its development and brisk trade . The city Turkestan is given an important role in the historical, cultural and spiritual life of the Central Asian region.
Averse: face value of the coin “100 TENGE”; National Bank of Kazakhstan logo; “2000” means the year of coinage; “Ag 925” means metal and standard of coinage; trade mark of Kazakhstan Mint.
Reverse: image of a southern portal of Khodzha Ahmet Yasawi’s mausoleum; name of the coin in Kazakh.
Images and legends are relief.
Lateral surface is smooth without corrugation and inscriptions.
Fineness: 925 Ag.
Weight: 24,00 gr.
Diameter: 37 mm.
Quality: proof .
Mintage: 3 000.
The coin comes with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.