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Metal soms and tyiyns - modern coins of Kirghizia

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  • Kirghizia, Republic
  • Som
  • Bishkek
  • of 198 500 sq. km
  • Kirghiz (state), Russian (state)
  • KG (KGZ) 417

National monetary unit of Kyrgyzstan is the som who consists of 100 tyiyns. In the cash circulation there are coins of denomination 1, 10, 50 tyiyn and 1, 3, 5 and 10 som.

In Soviet Union, people speaking in the Kazakh, Kirghiz and Uzbek languages named ruble a som, and this word is written on the back the Soviet notes, in these names monetary units among 15 languages of the Soviet Republics. A som (sometimes in a transliteration "sum" or "som") means a word "pure" on Kazakh, Kirghiz, Uzbek, Uigur and many other Turkic languages.

In Kirghizia coins of denomination in 1, 10 and 50 tyiyn (the tyiyn also is written and tyin), are produced of a steel by the plated brass, and also 1, 3, 5 and 10 soms from a Nickel-plated steel. For the first time coins have been manufactured in January, 2008, and minted in Kazakhstan. There are some memorable coins from silver and gold. Coins of 10 soms have started to leave a Nickel-plated steel in the circulation in 2009.

Nominal value: 50 tyiyn
Stamping: 2008
the Material: a Steel plated brass
the Note: the Obverse - the arms of Kirghizia
the Obverse 50 tyiyn of Kirghizia the Reverse 50 tyiyn of Kirghizia
Nominal value: 5 soms
Stamping: 2008
the Material: Stainless steel
the Note: the Obverse - the arms of Kirghizia
the Obverse of 5 soms of Kirghizia the Reverse of 5 soms of Kirghizia
Nominal value: 10 soms
Stamping: 2009
the Material: Stainless steel
the Note: the Obverse - the arms of Kirghizia
the Obverse of 10 soms of Kirghizia the Reverse of 10 soms of Kirghizia

Notes Kirghizia

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