On the obverse (obverse) of the coins in the central part there is the State Emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan. To the left and to the right of the Emblem are the inscriptions “QAZAQSTAN RESPÝBLIKASY ∙ REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN”. Along the circumference – elements of national ornament. In the lower part there is an inscription “TEŃGE” and the number “500” indicating the denomination of the coin.
On the reverse side of the coins there is an image of a sculptural portrait of Abai Kunanbayev, a stylized image of an inkwell and a feather, made using the technology of an interference rainbow image. To the right of the portrait is an ornamental ribbon in the form of a Kazakh yurt (baskur) decor, under which there is an inscription “1845-2020” indicating the year of birth, the date of celebration of the 175th anniversary of Abai Kunanbayev and at the same time the year of minting. On the right – the inscription “31.1 g” indicating the mass of the metal. At the top of the coin are the inscriptions “175” and “JYL”. On the left side there is an element of national ornament, on the silver coin there is an inscription “Ag 925”, indicating the metal from which the coin was made and its standard. At the bottom of the coin there is an inscription in the Latin script “ABAI”.
Proof quality coins are made of silver 925/1000, weight 31.1 grams, diameter 38.61 mm, denomination – 500 tenge, mintage – 1,500 pieces.
The actual mintage available to public was less than 1,000 pcs.
The coin comes in capsule with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.