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Collection coin "10 years of the National Currency", devoted to the 10 years of the national currency of the Kyrgyz Republic 

On May 8, 2003, the National Bank issued the collection coin "10 years of the National Currency" 10 Som denomination into circulation. The collection coin "10 years of the National Currency", devoted to the Year of the Kyrgyz statehood and to the 10 years of the national currency of the Kyrgyz Republic and has the international quality "proof". The coin has the status of the legal tender in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic. 

All the collection coins issued during 10th year's history of the Kyrgyz Republic's national currency are depicted on the obverse of the coin "10 years of the National Currency of the Kyrgrz Republic" as gold coins "Manas -1000" and "Osh -3000", silver coins "Manas -1000", "Khan-Tengri", "Arkhar" and "Edelweiss". The coins images on the obverse side of the coin are joined in one composition by stylized image of the Kyrgyz yurta's main element tunduk. Tunduk symbolizes unity of the people of Kyrgyzstan and contiguity of generations. The unique technology that was applied for the coins production allows use Au 999 for the decoration. Thus, tunduk and some other elements of the coin are made of gold. 

On the reverse of the coin there is an emblem of the Kyrgyz Republic and the year of issue of the coin framed by the national ornament. In the center of the emblem the image of a white falcon with outspread wings, symbolizing freedom and independence of Kyrgyzstan, is painted against the lake and the shoots of Ala-Тоо with the rising sun. In the center of the coin framed by the national ornament the inscription "10 years of the National Currency". 

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

Technical specification of coin: 

Coin 

Denomination 

Year of issue 

Metal 

Weight (grm) 

Diameter (mm) 

Issue limit (ps.) 

Quality 

10 years of the National Currency

10 som 

2003 

Silver 925/ Gold 999 

28.28 

38.60 

1000 

proof