Tobet (dog) – 500 Tenge – Kazakhstan – silver coin with gilding
Tobet is an ancient name of Kazakh national sheep-dog. Rock paintings on the territory of Almaty region indicate the existence of the Tobet breed on the territory of modern Kazakhstan dating back more than 4 thousand years. The modern Tөbet is a symbol of the unique ethnic and cultural heritage of Kazakhstan, a witness of the entire Kazakh history and culture.
Obverse: face value of the coin — «500», and inscription «TENGE» in the lower sector; an image of the state emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan, framed with inscription «REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN»; «Ag 925 24 g» means metal, standard of coinage and weight; protruding edge along the circumference.
Reverse: An image of a Tobet family against stylized mountains and rising sun. The images of the sheep-dog on the foreground and the sun are gilded; an inscription «TOBET» in the upper and number «2014» in the lower sectors; protruding edge along the circumference.
Lateral face is grooved.
Metal: Ag 925
Weight: 31.1 g
Diameters: 38.61 mm
Max mintage: 5 000
The coin comes with certificate of authencity (COA) and in original box.