First Satellite of the Earth – 500 Tenge – Kazakhstan – silver & tantalum coin
Face value: 500 tenge
Date of issue 4 May 2007
Bicolour (compound) coin circle-shaped is consisted of a ring and a disk. Inner disk is made of tantalum, external ring is made of silver.
Averse: the composition, which symbolizes the unity of a man and the universe, bonds of past and present; the face value of the coin «500 TENGE»; two legends «REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN» in Kazakh and English.
Reverse: the image of the first space satellite of the Earth; “1957-2007” means the year of the launch of the satellite to the orbit of the Earth and the year of coinage; the name of the coin is indicated “THE FIRST SPACE SATELLITE OF THE EARTH” in Kazakh and English.
Lateral surface is grooved.
Weight 41,4 gr.
Fineness: 925 Ag, 14,6 gr. and Ta, 38,61 gr
Mintage: 4 000.
The coin comes with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.