Date of issue: 1 September 2003.
Makhambet Utemisov (1803-1846) was Kazakh poet, participant of peasant revolt under the direction of I. Taimanov. Songs and poems, which called for struggle against the tyranny of khans and czar’s officials.
Averse: State Emblem of Kazakhstan against ornamental background; face value of the coin “50 TENGE”; legend in Kazakh “NATIONAL BANK OF KAZAKHSTAN”.
Reverse: official emblem of celebration of 200th anniversary of Makhambet Utemisov; trade mark of Kazakhstan Mint, “2003” means the year of coinage, National Bank of Kazakhstan logo.
Lateral surface is grooved.
Weight: 11,17 gr.
Diameter: 31 mm.
Mintage: 50 000.