Turk Warrior – 500 Tenge – Kazakhstan – silver coin
issued in 30 July, 2003
Integral perception of time determined integrity of steppe warrior ideal. Life for earthy pleasure, death for fight.
Oi-Jailau tract, Kendyktas mountings, South Kazakhstan. Late nomads, ancient turks tradition VI-VIII centuries.
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. At the left upper sector of the coin there are the legend “Ag 925 24 gr.” indicates the metal of the coin, its standard and weight and the trademark of the Kazakhstan Mint. Circling the coin is a wide salient edging, on which the legend of national bank in the Kazakh language and the figure “2003”, indicating the year of coinage, are located. Legends are pressed in the edging.
At the back side of the coin against a background of conventionalized stone plate there is an image of rock painting dated to the VI-VII centuries. Circling the coin is a wide salient edging, on which the legends “OI-JAILAU ● TURK WARRIOR” in Kazakh and English, are located. Legends are pressed in the edging.
Mintage: 3 000.
The coin comes with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.