Abay – 500 Tenge – Kazakhstan – gold coin
Face value – 500 tenge
Date of issue – 14 August 2015
A portrait of the Kazakh educator and thinker Abai was depicted on the obverse of the 20 tenge banknote of 1993. Currently the banknote is withdrawn from circulation.
Obverse: state emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the center; inscriptions “500” and “TENGE” at the bottom indicate the denomination of the coin; to the left and to the right are mirrored elements of the national ornament; inscriptions “REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN” in Kazakh and Russian; at the top is the logo of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan; protruding rim along the circumference.
Reverse: in the center of the coin is a fragment of the front of the 20 tenge banknote, which features a portrait of Abai; inscriptions “ABAY” and “Au 999 7.78 g”, the number “2015”, which indicates the year of coinage, and banknote’s graphic elements are along the circumference; protruding rim along the circumference.
The edge of the coin is grooved.
Fineness: Au 999
Weight: 7,78 ± 0,02 gr.
Diameter: 21,87 mm
The coin comes with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.