Bessikke salu – 50 Tenge – Kazakhstan – nickel coin
Bessikke salu is a ceremony of putting the newborn to the cradle and is celebrated in Kazakh family as a significant stage of the newborn on the way to full age.
Averse: State Emblem of Kazakhstan against ornamental background; face value of the coin “50 TENGE”; two legends in Kazakh and in Russian “REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN”.
Reverse: image of woman putting a baby to his cradle against a background of stylized jurt decoration; name of the coin in Kazakh “BESSIKKE SALU”; “2006” means the year of coinage.
Lateral surface is grooved.
Weight: 11,17 gr.
Diameter: 31 mm.
Mintage: 50 000.