Averse: State Emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the left sector; face value “500 TENGE”, metal and weight of the coin “Ag 925 31,1 gr.” on the right sector; gilded map of Kazakhstan and conventionalized image of a winged snow leopard, trade mark of Kazakhstan Mint on the lower sector; name of the issuing authority (National Bank of Kazakhstan) in Kazakh on the upper sector.
Reverse: collage of sign buildings of Astana and Almaty symbolizing succession of times and formations against background of conventionalized image of clock dial; inscription in Kazakh “20 years of Independence of Kazakhstan” on the bottom right sector; year of issue “2011” on the upper left sector.
Lateral face is grooved.
Fineness: 925 Ag.
Weight: 31,1 kg.
Quality: proof .
Mintage: 5 000.
The coin comes in capsule with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.