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Circulation coins

Publication date: 27.03.2003

100 Tenge

Date of issue: 01 July, 2002

   

Diameter - 24,5 mm

Thickness - 1,95 mm

Weight - 6,65 gr.

Lateral surface - grooved with the note - "СТО ТЕНГЕ - ЖYЗ ТЕҢГЕ" (one hundred tenge)

Two-colored (compound) coin has the shape of the circle, that consists of concentrically located rings and a disk. The internal disk of the coin is made from alloy of "nickel silver" of white color, the external disk - from alloy of "nibrass" of yellow color.

On the right side (averse) of the coin, in the middle against a background of the grooved circle in two-line there is an inscription "100 ТЕҢГЕ". On the circumference there are three elements of national ornament, divided on its upper part by the octagonal rosette; on the left side - by an inscription "KҰБ" ("NBK"), on the right side - by the trade mark of Kazakhstan Mint. On the circumference there is an obtrusive edging.

In the middle of the back side (reverse) of the coin there is the national emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In the lower part there is the date "2002", which means the year of issue of the coin. On the circumference - the legend "ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ" in state language. The legend and the year of issue divided by dots. On the circumference there is an obtrusive edging.

50 Tenge

Date of issue: 11 November, 1998

  

Diameter - 23 mm

Thickness - 1,6 mm

Weight - 4,7 gr

Lateral surface is grooved.

The coin is made of alloy of "nickel silver" of white color.

On the central part of the right side of the coin there is a figure "50" and under it is a legend "ТЕҢГЕ". On the upper side the octagonal rosette is represented. On the down side the element of national ornament is drawn. On the circumference there is an obtrusive edging.

On the middle of the back side (reverse) of the coin there is the national emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the year of issue of the coin. On the circumference - the legend "ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ" in state language. On the circumference there is an obtrusive edging.

20 Tenge

Date of issue: 01 November, 1998

   

Diameter - 18,27mm

Thickness - 1,6 mm

Weight - 2,9 gr.

Lateral surface is grooved.

The coin is made of alloy of "nickel silver" of white color.

On the central part of the right side of the coin there is a figure "20" and under it is a legend " ТЕҢГЕ ". On the upper side the octagonal rosette is represented. On the down side the element of national ornament is drawn. On the circumference there is an obtrusive edging.

On the middle of the back side (reverse) of the coin there is the national emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the year of issue of the coin.

On the circumference the legend "ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ" in state language. On the circumference there is an obtrusive edging.

10 Tenge

Date of issue: 01 November, 1998

   

Diameter - 19,56 mm

Thickness - 1,3 mm

Weight - 2,81 gr.

Lateral surface is smooth

The coin is made of alloy of "nibrass" of yellow color.

On the central part of the right side of the coin there is a figure "10" and under it is a legend "ТЕҢГЕ". On the upper side the octagonal rosette is represented. On the down side the element of national ornament is drawn. On the circumference there is an obtrusive edging.

On the middle of the back side (reverse) of the coin there is the national emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the year of issue of the coin. On the circumference - the legend "ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ" in state language. On the circumference there is an obtrusive edging.

5 Tenge

Date of issue: 01 November, 1998

   

Diameter - 17,27 mm

Thickness - 1,3 mm

Weight - 2,18 gr.

Lateral surface is smooth.

The coin is made of alloy of "nibrass" of yellow color.

On the central part of the right side of the coin there is a figure "5" and under it is a legend "ТЕҢГЕ". On the upper side the octagonal rosette is represented. On the down side the element of national ornament is drawn. On the circumference there is an obtrusive edging.

On the middle of the back side (reverse) of the coin there is the national emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the year of issue of the coin. On the circumference - the legend "ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ" in state language. On the circumference there is an obtrusive edging.

2 Tenge

Date of issue: 01 November, 1998

   

Diameter – 16 mm

Thickness – 1,3 mm

Weight – 1,84 gr.

Lateral surface is smooth.

The coin is made of alloy of "nibrass" of yellow color.

On the central part of the right side of the coin there is a figure "2" and under it is a legend "ТЕҢГЕ". On the left and right sides it is the element of national ornament, which is arranged mirror like to each other. On the circumference there is an obtrusive edging.

On the middle of the back side (reverse) of the coin there is the national emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the year of issue of the coin. On the circumference – the legend "ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ" in state language. On the circumference there is an obtrusive edging.

1 Tenge

Date of issue: 01 November, 1998

   

Diameter - 15 mm

Thickness - 1,3 mm

Weight - 1,63 gr.

Lateral surface is smooth

The coin is made of alloy of "nibrass" of yellow color.

On the central part of the right side of the coin there is a figure "1" and under it is a legend "ТЕҢГЕ". On the left and right sides it is the element of national ornament, which is arranged mirror like to each other. On the circumference there is an obtrusive edging.

On the middle of the back side (reverse) of the coin there is the national emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the year of issue of the coin. On the circumference - the legend "ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ" in state language. On the circumference there is an obtrusive edging

Coins Tenge of monetary circulation of year 1993

Date of issue: 21 October, 1995

Coins are made of "neizilber" alloy of white color.

Images and inscriptions of observe and back sides are relief.

Figures of coins are the famous personages of nomads, the culture of which was developing in our steps during millenniums. They vividly reflect nomad civilizations, ideology and way of life of peoples lived in the territory of present-day Kazakhstan.

""Archar" is an animal, which is the most respected by all Eurasian nomads. Imaginations of godlike sun and light principles were connected to it. Archar itself and its inviolate horns (khoshkar-muyiz) is the most popular mythological topic of kazakh folklore. The representation was taken from memorials of Issyk Turmulus (VI-IV centuries B.C.).

"Wolf" (bori) is ancient totem personage to whom saks bowed. The representation was taken from Altai memorials of VI century B.C. Wolf was respected by all Turkic peoples as a symbol of bravery and nobility of our ancestry.

"Spiral" represents the idea of growth, constantly growing power, life energy. Heraldic representation of arm is the symbol of openness of the person to the whole world and life.

"Ounce" is one of the most popular personages in East culture. It always had sacramental functions, guarding a person against shady characters. Besides, this figure reflects reverence for smartness, power and fearlessness of the animal. The image was taken from the goods found in Issyk Turmulus.

"Bird" is the common mankind symbol of sky and sun. Cock, which is often used in decoration of Pazaryk harness from Europe to China, from the great antiquity guards people against evil spirits, misfortune and chaos. By determination of scientist L.Y. Shtenberg it is "prophet of daybreak".

Parameters of coins of 1993 year sample.

Face value (Tenge)

Diameter
(mm)

Thickness,
(mm)

Weight
(gr)

The lateral
surface

1
3
5
10
20

17.27
19.56
21.87
25.00
31.00

1.3
1.6
1.7
2.0
2.0

2.26
3.48
4.71
7.43
11.37

Smooth
Smooth
Smooth
Smooth
Grooved

On observe side of coins at face value 1; 3; 5 tenge in the circle there is 16-angled ornamental rosette framing the face value of the coin. At the left of the figure of face value there is the year of coinage, and at the bottom of the right side the inscription "ТЕНГЕ" is presented. There is beads border and prominent edging on the circle.

The back side of coins:

- 1 tenge - in the center there is a representation of mythical figure of head of ritual animal archar. At the right side there is a circle inscription "ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ";

- 3 tenge - in the center there is a representation of mythical figure of bori (wolf). At the bottom side there is a heraldic representation of spiral. At the top over the representation of bori there is a heraldic representation of an arm. There is a circle inscription "ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ", which is divided at the bottom by the year of coinage;

- 5 tenge - in the centre there is a representation of mythical figure of ounce. There is a circle inscription "ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ", which is divided at the bottom by the year of coinage.

On observe side of coins of face value 10; 20; tenge at the upper side there is the representation of Emblem of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and under it the figures of face value and inscription "ТЕНГЕ" located in two rows. At the left and at the right sides of the face value the element of the national ornament is represented. There is a circle inscription "ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ". The circle has prominent edging.

The back side of coins:

- 10 tenge - in the center there is a representation of mythical bird. At upper side there is a heraldic representation of spiral. There is a circle inscription "ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ", which is divided at the bottom by the year of coinage;

- 20 tenge - in the center there is a representation of the portrait of Abu Nasir Al-Farabi. There is a circle inscription "ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ", which is divided at the bottom by the year of coinage.

Attention

These coins were withdrawn completely from circulation and after 1 October, 2008 they ceased to be legal tender.

Coins tiyn of 1993

issued in 1994

Coins are made of L-80 alloy of yellow colour.

On observe side of coins in the circle an ornamental 8-corner rosette framing face value in the centre is represented. Under the figures of face value there is a legend "ТИЫН". At the bottom side of the rosette the year of coinage is represented. In six sides of 8-angled rosette decorative elements of the national ornament are placed.

Images and inscriptions of observe side of coins are relief.

Parameters of coins.

Face value
(Tiyn)

Diameter
(mm)

Thickness
(mm)

Weight
(gr)

Lateral
surface

2
5
10
20
50

17.27
17.27
19.56
21.87
25.00

1.3
1.3
1.6
1.7
2.0

2.26
2.26
3.48
4.71
7.43

Smooth
Smooth
Smooth
Smooth
Smooth

By the Decree of President of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 549 dated 7 February, 2001 "About issues of functioning of the national currency of the Republic of Kazakhstan" the following order of withdrawal of cash money - tiyn is determined:

The withdrawal of tyin from circulation by National Bank of Kazakhstan will take place upto December 31, 2012
Accounting, reflection of tiyns in all payment documents and the order of clearing with the usage of tiyn should be left without any changes.

Rules of withdrawal of cash tiyn from the money circulation, affirmed by the Decree of the Board of Directors of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan № 57 dated 3 March, 2001, defines the following order of the withdrawal of money - tiyn.

Commercial banks obliged to:

1) stop the distribution of tiyns from the operational cash desk to legal and natural institution;

2) provide an unhampered reception of tiyns to the cash desk from clients in order to enroll them to bank accounts without any limitations;

3) accept and exchange tiyns for legal and natural organizations in to other types of money, which are in circulation without any limitations;

4) if there is a deficit of tiyns for an exchange for tenge, tiyns can be enrolled to bank accounts of the client. Reception and exchange of doubtful and non-payable tiyns into tenge is done in accordance with legal regulations of the National Bank, which regulates the order of the conduction of cash operations in commercial banks;

5) return the rest cash tiyns in operational cash desk to branches of the National Bank.

Branches of the National Bank:

1) stop to distribute cash tiyn from circulating cash desks to commercial banks, legal and natural organizations;

2) accept cash tiyns without any limitations to the circulating cash desk from the commercial banks and legal organizations, which have accounts in the National Bank, with the following enumeration of cashless equivalent to according bank accounts of commercial banks in accordance with legal regulations of the National Bank, which regulates the order of the conduction of issue-cash operations and providing the safety of valuables.

The limit date of withdrawal of tiyns from the cash circulation of the Republic of Kazakhstan are not determined and will take place until their full withdrawal from the circulation.

Small denominations - tiyn firstly were produced in paper.

issued in 1993

They were withdrawn completely from circulation and after 30 December, 1995 they ceased to be legal tender.

 


  
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