Lunokhod – 1 – 500 Tenge – Kazakhstan – silver & tantalum coin
Bi-colored (composite) coin has the round form consisted of the concentric situated rings and disk. The internal disk of coin is made of tantalum, external ring is made of silver.
Averse: the composition symbolized the unity of human being with the world and the connection between the past and present; the face value of the coin “500 TENGE”; trade mark of Kazakhstan Mint; the inscription of “Ag 925 14.6 gr. Та 26.8 gr.” defining the metal which the coin is made of, its fineness and weight; two inscriptions “REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN” in Kazakh and English.
Reverse: image of Lunokhod-1 – the first self-moving moon device (planetokhod) in the process of program implementation to study the feature of moon surface on the sky and the planet of Earth. The low part depicts the numbers “1970-2010” meaning the year of planetokhod delivery to the Moon surface and the year of coinage. There are two inscriptions «LUNOKHOD-1» in Russian and English.
Lateral surface is grooved.
Weight: 41.4 gr. (ring is made of 925/1000 silver – 14.6 gr., disk is made of tantalum – 26.8 gr.)
Diameter: 38.61 mm., proof production quality, mintage – 4,000 pcs.
The coin comes with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.