Assa Tayak – 500 Tenge – Kazakhstan – silver coin
Date of issue: January 30, 2003
Assa tayak is Kazakh musical instrument, which exists from the time of distant ancestors. This instrument emits sound at jogs. Assa tayak is used for accompaniment.
On the right side of the coin in the left part two line legend “500 TENGE” indicated face value of the coin. The center represents an image of a girl, dressed in Kazakh national suit with musical instrument “assa tayak” in her hand. On the right part two legends “Ag 925” and “24 gr.” indicate production metal of the coin, its standard and weight. Along the circumference there are legends on the mat part and relief legend “REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN” on the bright part.
The back side of the coin shows images of four types of Kazakh national musical instrument – assa tayak. To the right vertical figure “2003” indicates the year of coinage. Top left part of the coin shows a trademark of Kazakhstan Mint. Along the circumference there is a legend “ASSA TAYAK” on the mat surface.
Mintage: 3 000.
The coin comes with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.