Horseshoe – lucky coin – 100 Tenge – Kazakhstan – silver coin
Face value – 100 tenge
Date of issue: 04 March 2016
The horseshoe is an ancient and well-known talisman that is generally believed to bring good luck, success, and wealth to the house. This belief is widespread among various cultures of the world. It is believed that the heels of the horseshoe have to be upright so that the happiness would not “flow out”.
The coin has irregular shape associated with a horseshoe.
Obverse: inscription «100 TENGE» indicating the face value of the coin; inscription «Ag 925 31.1 g» means metal, standard of coinage and weight; inscriptions «NATIONAL BANK OF KAZAKHSTAN» in Kazakh and English edged with a national ornament and an array of dots; on the ends of the stylized horseshoe the logo of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the trademark of the Kazakhstan mint is placed at the top.
Reverse: the gilded image of the horseshoe with a spiral in the center in a frame of the “FOR LUCK” inscription in English, Kazakh and Russian Russian; number «2016» indicating year of issue.
Lateral surface is grooved.
Fineness: 925 Ag
Weight: 31, 1 ± 0, 31 r/g
Diameter: 38, 61 mm
Max mintage: 6 000 (3 000 for Kazakhstan internal market)
The coin comes with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.