Mir Space Station

Date of issue: 28 April, 2012

"Mir" ("Salyut-8") is the Soviet (later - Russian) orbital station of the third generation which is a complicated multi-purpose research complex. It was launched in February 1986; in 23 March 2001 it was sunk in the Pacific Ocean. Since 1995 the station started to be visited by foreign crews. A total of 104 astronauts from 12 countries worked at the station.

Kazakhstan 2012 Mir Space Station Silver
Obverse: 
The composition symbolized the unity of human being with the world and the connection between the past and present; the face value of the coin "500 ТЕҢГЕ"; trade mark of Kazakhstan Mint; the inscription of "Ag 925 14.6 gr. Та 26.8 gr." defining the metal which the coin is made of, its fineness and weight; two inscriptions "ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ" and "REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN".
Reverse: 
The Image of the space station “Mir”; “Mir” station emblem at upper sector; the name of the coin is indicated in Kazakh "МИР" ҒАРЫШ СТАНЦИЯСЫ", and in English "SPACE STATION "MIR", year of coinage “2012”.
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Catalog ID: 
KZ217CM1
Value: 
€65
Mintage: 
5000
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Bimetal

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26.8g
Outer circle metal: 
Outer circle fitness: 
0.925
Outer circle weigth: 
14.6g
Purity: 
0.925
Weight: 
41.4g
Weight second metal: 
26.8g
Diameter: 
38.61mm
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