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Kazakhstan

 

1993-2003 | 2006-2010 | 2011-2017

 

 

2,000 Tenge, 2011
Commemorates VII Winter Asian Games in Kazakhstan 2011

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Front: Baiterek monument in Astana

Back: Image of a skier, mountains and the logo of the Asian Games

Courtesy Yuri Minkin

 

Baiterek monument

Baiterek monument

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1,000 Tenge, 2011
Commemorates Chairmanship in the Organization of the Islamic Conference

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Front: Dome of the mausoleum of Hodja Akhmed Yassavi

Back: Mausoleum of Hodja Akhmed Yassavi

Courtesy Yuri Minkin

 

Dome of the mausoleum of Hodja Akhmed Yassavi

Dome of the mausoleum of Hodja Akhmed Yassavi

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5,000 Tenge, 2011 (2012)

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This note won the International Bank Note Society 2012 Bank Note of the Year Award

Front: Kazakh Eli monument, flying doves and panthers

Back: Kazakhstan map, Monument of Independence and Kazakhstan hotel building

Courtesy ibns

 

Kazakh Eli monument

Kazakh Eli monument

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10,000 Tenge, 2011 Hybrid Polymer
Commemorates 20th Anniversary of Independence

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This note won the International Bank Note Society 2011 Bank Note of the Year Award

Front: Kazakh Eli monument in Astana, symbol of kazakhstan Independence

Back: Residence Ak Orda (Palace of the President) in Astana

Courtesy ybnotes

 

Residence Ak Orda

Residence Ak Orda

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2,000 Tenge, 2012 (2013)

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Front: Kazakh Eli monument, flying doves and saiga antelope

Back: Kazakhstan map contour with the image of Irtysh River

Courtesy collectors_shop

 

Kazakh Eli monument

Kazakh Eli monument

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10,000 Tenge, 2012 Hybrid Polymer

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Front: Kazakh Eli monument in Astana (representing Independence of Kazakhstan and Continuation of Generations), pigeons, arms, flag

Back: Residence Ak Orda (Palace of the President), Astana

Courtesy goldenboy55

 

1,000 Tenge, (2013)
Commemorates Kultegin - Monument of Turkic Runic Writing

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This note is the winner of International Bank Note Society 2013 Bank Note of the Year

Front: Fragment of Kultegin sculpture; Kazakh Eli monument; Flying doves

Back: Petroglyphic drawings of Turkic warriors; Kultegin Monument of Turkic writing in the background

The monument to the Turk khan Kultegin (648AD-731AD), located in Arkhangai Aimag, was constructed in 732, a year after Kultegin's death. The monument is 10.9 feet high, 4.3 feet wide, and 1.5 feet thick. There are a total of 68 lines of Turkish inscriptions on three sides of the monument. The inscriptions are among the oldest known examples of Turkish writing.

Part of the inscription says, "he (Kultegin) did not sleep nights and did not rest days for the strengthening (of) the state, supporting the khagan's power, making the poor rich and the orphans not lonely."

Courtesy brekke.ru

 

Kultegin Monument, Mongolia

Kultegin Monument

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1,000 Tenge, 2014

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Front: Kazakh Eli monument in Astana; flying doves

Back: Kazakhstan map contour; Mountains and landscape features of the Ustyurt Plateau

Courtesy collection shop

 

Ustyurt plateau

Ustyurt plateau

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20,000 Tenge, 2013 (2015)
Commemorates 20th Anniversary of Tenge currency

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Front: Kazakh Eli monument in Astana; flying doves

Back: Presidential palace

Courtesy omar-yalcinkaya

 

10,000 Tenge, 2016
Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Independence

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Front: Nursultan Nazarbaev (1940-), Prsident of Kazakhstan 1991-present

Back: Kazakh Eli monument in Astana

Courtesy kzcoins

 

500 Tenge, 2006 (2017)

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Front: Baiterek monument in Astana; hand, flag, musical notes of the national anthem

Back: Outline map of kazakhstan; Seagulls; Ministry of Finance and "Akimat" (Municipal building)in Astana

courtesy omer_yalcinkaya

1993-2003 | 2006-2010 | 2011-2017

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Kazakhstan, bordered by Russia, China, Uzbekistan and the Caspian Sea, was Kazakhstan Soviet Socialist Republic of the U.S.S.R. Became independent in 1991. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Kazakhstan.

 

 

 

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