The Sun God – 500 Tenge – Kazakhstan – silver coin
Tengi (Sun God) – is a male deity.
The Tamgaly Tract, southern extremity of Shu are the Ili mountains. The Bronze Age, the Tamgaly tradition, second half of II millenium B.C.
On the obverse of the coin against a background of the national ornament elements, the figure “500” is shown. Under it there is the inscription “TENGE”, indicating the face value of the coin. On the upper side of the coin is a heraldic representation of a spiral. Circling the coin is a wide salient edging, on which the legend “NATIONAL BANK OF KAZAKHSTAN” in Kazakh language and the figure “2000”, indicating the year of coinage, are located.
At the back side of the coin against a background of conventionalized gravestone the representation of the Solar Deity from the Tamgaly Tract is located. At the left sector of the coin, the legend “Ag 925 24 gr.” indicates the metal of the coin, its standard and weight. On the right side is a trademark of the Kazakhstan Mint. Circling the coin is a wide salient edging, on which the legends “THE SUN GOD” “THE TAMGALYTAS”, in English and Kazakh, are located.
Mintage: 3 000
The coin comes with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.