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Collection coins "Arkhar" and "Edelweiss", devoted to the International Year of Mountains 

The collection coins "Arkhar" and "Edelweiss" devoted to the International Year of Mountains are minted from silver and have the international quality "proof". The coins have the status of the legal tender in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic. 

On the obverse of the coin "Arkhar" against a surprisingly beautiful, remote top, the Tyan-Shan arkhar - symbol of courage and nobleness of our ancestors - is painted. In the top part of the coin there is the inscription "TENGIR-Тоо" (Sacred mountains), in the left part - the inscription "Arkhar" (Ovis Ammon Karelini), and in the bottom part the par value of the coin "10 som" is indicated. In the right part there is the mark indicating the weight of the coin and fineness of silver (Ag 925/28.28). 

On the obverse of the coins "Edelweiss" against a beautiful mountain pyramid covered with a snow-ice coverlet the image of flower edelweiss - symbol of mountains - is painted. In the top part of the coin there is the inscription "ТЕNGIR-ТОО" (Sacred mountains), at the left - the inscription "AKMANDAI. LEONTOPODIUM", and in the bottom part the par value of the coin - "10 som" - is indicated. In the right part there is the mark indicating the weight of the coin and fineness of silver (Ag 925/28.28). 

On the reverse of the coins "Arkhar" and "Edelweiss" there is the emblem of the Kyrgyz Republic and the year of issue of the coins (2002), as well as the circular inscription - "EL ARALYK TOO JYLY" (International Year of Mountains). 

Each coin is placed in the separate casket and the certificate and the booklet are attached to each coin with the brief description of the coin. 

Technical specifications of coins: 

Coin 

Denomination 

Date of issue 

Metal 

Weight (grm.) 

Diameter (mm) 

Circulation (ps.) 

Quality 

Price 

Arkhar

10 som 

August 26, 2002 

Silver 925 

28,28 

38,60 

1000 

proof 

Realization is completed 

Edelweiss 

10 som 

August 26, 2002 

Silver 925 

28,28 

38,60 

1000 

proof 

Realization is completed