issued in 10 October, 2006.
On the face side of the coin in the center the legend “500 TENGE” is located in two rows indicating the face value of the coin. Under it the figure “2006” indicates the year of coinage. Above figures it is a heraldic representation of a spiral. Along the circumference the legend of national bank in Kazakh language. On the upper left part of the coin, in two lines of circumference there are elements of traditional ornament, on the right side – a circle inscription “Ag 925. 24gr.”, indicating the production metal, its standard and weight.
On the back side of the coin, on its central part there is an image of two Altai snowcocks. On the circumference there is the legend with the name of the coin “TETRAOGALLUS ALTAICUS” in Kazakh and Latin name of the bird.
Mintage: 3 000.
The coin comes in capsule with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.