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SATIR GOLD OF NOMADS Silver Coin 500 Tenge Kazakhstan 2009

The dodecahedron-shaped coin “Satir” represents the Gold of the Nomads, ancient gold treasures of the fierce, nomadic horsemen who roamed the European steppe from the seventh to the third centuries BC. These proud warriors commissioned lavish gold objects for adornment, ceremony and battle, drawing on their own ancient artistic traditions and employing the finest Greek goldsmiths of the age.

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GOLD OF NOMADS
Gold of the Nomads is represented by unique archaeological finds from the North Coast of the Black Sea, Northern Caucasus and Western Siberia, including Siberian Collection assembled by Peter the Great dates from the 1st millennium B.C. The Scythian Gold of the 7th-4th centuries B.C. ,an amazing array of predominantly animal-shaped golden items, was unearthed by Russian archaeologists at Kelermess, Solokha and Chertomlyk in the 19th century. Other highlights of this part of the display are the Stavropol Hoard (4th century B.C.), Sarmatian jewellery of the 4th-3rd centuries B.C. and the Pereschepino Hoard of the 7th century A.D.

  • Country
    Kazakhstan
  • Year
    2009
  • Face Value
    500 Tenge
  • Metal
    Silver
  • Fineness (purity)
    925/1000
  • Weight (g)
    31.1 (1 oz)
  • Diameter (mm)
    38.61
  • Quality
    Proof
  • Mintage (pcs)
    5.000
  • Certificate (COA)
    Yes
  • Presentation case (box)
    Yes
Featured on the reverse is the gilded image of a gold incrusted element of sword decoration with an ancient Greek mythological character on it, Satir and the heraldic spiral above it. Below the image there are the embossed legends “Satir” both in Kazakh and in English. The wide matted edging around the reverse rim of the coin comprises the stamped legends “The Gold of Nomads” both in Kazakh and English and the coin’s mintage year. The obverse design features the embossed image of four galloping horsemen to the left. To the right of the image there is the inscription of the coin’s face value and the trademark of Kazakhstan Mint of the National Bank of Kazakhstan below it. The lower part of the coin’s obverse includes the embossed inscription “Ag 925 31.1 gr” indicating the designation of metal, its fineness and the coin’s pure weight. The wide matted edging around the obverse rim of the coin comprises the stamped legends “Republic Of Kazakhstan” both in Kazakh and English.
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