Khan-Tengri Peak – 1 Som – Kyrgyzstan – nickel coin in Mint capsule
Copper-nickel coin (in Mint capsule).
Mintage: 5000 max.
The National Bank of Kyrgyzstan in honor of the 20th anniversary of the independence from August 15, 2011 put into circulation 4 types of collection coins: silver coins of 10 som called “Sovereign Kyrgyzstan”, “Pobeda Peak” and copper-nickel coins of 1 som called “Pobeda Peak” and “Khan-Tengri peak”.
The main topic of the silver coins “Sovereign Kyrgyzstan” are the state symbols. In the foreground of the obverse of coin is situated image of the State flag, made in jewelry enamel in red and gilded with purest gold. Against the background of map of Kyrgyzstan there is a picture of the hero of folk epic Manas on horseback. The fineness and weight of metal (Ag 925/28.28) are indicated at the left part and the denomination of coin is indicated at the right part of the obverse. The national emblem of Kyrgyzstan, the year of issue (2011) are represented on the reverse of the coin.
The obverse of the silver coin “Pobeda Peak” depicts the world’s northernmost mountain over 7,000 metres high. The fineness and weight of metal (Ag 925/28.28) are indicated in the left part and the denomination of coin is indicated in the right part of the obverse of the coin. The national emblem of Kyrgyzstan, the year of issue (2011) are represented on the reverse of the coin.
Silver coins have an international “proof” quality. Each silver coin is placed in an acrylic capsule and packaged in a separate box. A certificate is provided.
The designs of “Pobeda Peak” and “Khan-Tengri peak” copper-nickel coins denomination 1 som with designs the silver coins denomination 10 som. Copper-nickel coins are of “brilliant uncirculated” international quality.