The Official Information 

of the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic 


The National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic from December 1, 2020 puts into circulation silver and copper-nickel collection coins «Kyrgyz Kurosh» of the series «World nomad games» 

The collection coin «Kyrgyz kurosh» of the series «World nomad games» was issued to revive and popularize ethnic sports and is dedicated to the IV World Nomad Games. 

Kyrgyz kurosh is among the oldest types of national sports games of the Kyrgyz people, which is a belt wrestling. 

Legends, parables and historical documentary sources left a lot of evidence of outstanding fighters, and the struggle itself became part of the traditional culture, the significance of which is currently observed. Belt wrestling is among the most important sports in the traditional sports of nomads. That is why «Kyrgyz kurosh» is included in the list of competitions of the World Nomad Games and is among the most spectacular types of sports program. 


Description of the coins 


The image of fighting athletes against the background of spectators, yurts and mountains is the main plot of the obverse of the coin. The upper part of the coin shows the logo of the World Nomad Games and the inscription «Кыргыз күрөш/Kyrgyz kurosh». Face value of the coin (10 som) is specified on the right side of the coin. The national ornaments, alloy of metal (Ag 925°) and weight of the coin (31.10 g) are indicated at the bottom of the coin. 

A spiral pattern indicating the solar system with stylized images of various types of national games inside being included in the program of the World Nomad Games are depicted on the reverse side of the coin. Stylized images of wrestlers are depicted in the center of the pattern. The coat of arms of the Kyrgyz Republic and the year of coin issue (2020) are indicated on the right side of the coin. The inscription «Дүйнөлүк көчмөндөр оюндары/World nomad games» is specified on the left side of the coin. 

Silver coin with a certificate placed in acrylic capsule and packed into a separate box.  

Copper-nickel coin placed in acrylic capsule and packed into a separate blister pack.  

All collection coins are the legal tender in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic. 


Specifications of the coins 



Face value 


Size (mm) 

Weight (g) 


Issue limit (pcs) 

Price (som) 

« Kyrgyz kurosh» 

10 Som 





1 000 

2 965 

1 Som 





5 000