New Kyrgyzstan coin Chingiz Aitmatov - 90 years

New Kyrgyzstan coin Chingiz Aitmatov - 90 years

The National Bank of Kyrgyzstan Republic has put into circulation CuNi commemorative coins "Chingiz Aitmatov - 90 years" from Historical events coin series on October 29th, 2018.

The work of Ch. Aitmatov is an invaluable spiritual wealth of the Kyrgyz people. His works have become an indispensable part of the process of education and building of the society. They are a part of the school and university programs in many world countries.  Chingiz Aitmatov will forever remain in the memory and hearts of the people as great writer who revealed the originality and rich history of the Kyrgyz people to the whole world. 

The main theme of the obverse of the coin is the image of the Chingiz Aitmatov’s portrait and autograph. The inscription «Чыңгыз Айтматов – 90 жыл» / «Chingiz Aitmatov – 90 years» is placed around the coin circumference. The face value of the coin is given in its right part. 
On the reverse side of the coin, there is the coat of arms of the Kyrgyz Republic in the upper part. Against the background of the stylized mountains and the lake Issyk-Kul, there are the images of white ship and the mother-deer of his same name works. The year of issue (2018) is stated in the lower part of the coin. 

Metal: CuNi
Face value: 20 som
Quality: Proof-like
Weight: 25.00 g
Diameter: 38.61mm
Mintage: 5000

Source of information: National bank of the Kyrgyz Republic