Dombra – 500 Tenge – 2002 – Kazakhstan – silver coin
Date of issue: January 16, 2002
Dombra is one of the ancient Kazakh national musical instruments. By right it is regarded as “musical queen of steppe”.
On the right side of the coin in the left part two line legend “500 TENGE” indicated face value of the coin. Under this inscription two legends “Ag 925” and “24 gr.” indicate production metal of the coin, its standard and weight. Along the circumference there are a legend on the mat part and relief legend “REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN” on the bright part. The center represents an old man playing Dombra under branchy tree.
The back side of the coin shows images of three types of Kazakh national musical instrument – Dombra. Top left part of the coin shows an image of a stave and a trademark of Kazakhstan Mint. In the top part vertical figure “2002” indicates the year of coinage. Along the circumference there is a legend “DOMBRA” on the mat surface.
Mintage: 3 000.
The coin comes with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.