Kyrkynan Shygaru (40 days of child birth) – 500 Tenge – Kazakhstan – silver coin
The peculiarity of the «kyrkynnan shygaru» ritual which is done as soon as the child turned forty days is the term of its execution. For boys in order to be strong and courageous this ritual is done for one day earlier, and for girls in order to grow up diligent, quiet and obedient for one day later. The child was bathed in salty water, and after bathing watered the baby with forty spoons of ritual water. In a bowl previously puts coins and silver jewelry as a gift to women who participated in a religious rite.
Obverse: state Emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan against the ornamental background; number «500» and inscription «TENGE» means face value at lower sector; inscription «REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN» in Kazakh and Russian languages along the circumferences; protruding edge along the circumference.
Reverse: an episode of the «kyrkynnan shygaru» national ceremony; inscription «KYRKYNNAN SHYGARU» in state language and number «2016» means year of coinage along the circumference; protruding edge along the circumference. Inscription «Ag 925 24 g» means metal, its coinage and weight.
Lateral face is grooved
Metal: Ag 925
Weight: 24±0, 24 g
Diameters: 37 mm
Max mintage: 3 000
The coin comes with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.