Edelweiss – 500 Tenge – Kazakhstan – silver coin
Face value: 500 tenge.
Date of issue: October 13, 2007.
This kind of edelweiss counts about 30 sorts, 2 from these grow in Kazakhstan. Latin name of sort took place from Greek words “lion” and “pad” and is given to plant because of similarity white – woolly inflorescence with lion forepaw.
Averse: the composition of leafs; the face value of the coin «500 TENGE»; «Ag 925 31,1 gr.» means metal, standard of coinage and weight; National Bank of Kazakhstan logo; two inscriptions «NATIONAL BANK OF KAZAKHSTAN» in Kazakh and English.
Reverse: the composition of three flowers of edelweiss against a background of stylized stony surface; the basket of lower edelweiss is depicted as a hologram; the name of species «LEONTOPODIUM» in Kazakh and in Latin; «2007» means the year of coinage; trade mark of Kazakhstan mint.
Images and inscription are relief.
Lateral surface is grooved.
The coin is made with usage of standard 925 silver, weight is 31.1 gr, diameter is 38.61 mm, proof production quality.
The coin comes with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.