Felis Manul – 500 Tenge – Kazakhstan – silver coin
Manul (Felis manul) is a predatory mammal of family cats which has size of domestic cat. Eyes amber and apples of eye remains round even at bright light, without getting a slit-like form. Breed is open on the coast of the Caspian Sea in the XVIII century.
Silver coins are made with application of technology of drawing on an enamel coin surface.
Obverse: stylized image of the globe; face value of the coin «500 TENGE» and logo of Kazakhstan Mint at left; stylized image of animals occupying the Earth planet – our general house; protruding edge and inscriptions «NATIONAL BANK OF KAZAKHSTAN» in English and Kazakh along the circumference;
Reverse: an image of a cat (amber enamel is applied on eye-sockets) being in rosh grounds; inscriptions «FELIS MANUL» in state language and «2014» along the circumferences means year of coinage and graphic elements from a banknote; protruding edge along the circumference.
Lateral face is grooved
Metal: Ag 925
Weight: 31.1 g
Diameters: 38.61 mm
Mintage: 3 000
The coin comes with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.