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Kazakhstan: post-Soviet coinage

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The reverse of the 3 tenge coin showed the year and the denomination within a motif of interlocking geometric shapes.

The 3 tenge coin weighed 3.3 grams and had a diameter of 20 mm.
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The 5 tenge coin was made of copper-nickel-zinc and issued in 1993 only.

The obverse of the coin featured a stylised panther.
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The reverse of the 5 tenge coin showed the year and the denomination within a motif of interlocking geometric shapes.

The 5 tenge coin weighed 4.4 grams and had a diameter of 22 mm.
Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

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The 10 tenge coin was made of copper-nickel-zinc and issued in 1993 only.

The obverse of the coin featured a stylised double-headed cockerel.
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The reverse of the 10 tenge coin showed the national emblem.

The 10 tenge coin weighed 7.2 grams and had a diameter of 25 mm.
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The 20 tenge coin was made of copper-nickel-zinc and issued in 1993 only.

The obverse of the coin featured the ninth Bahri Mamluk sultan of Egypt.
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The reverse of the 20 tenge coin showed the national emblem.

The 20 tenge coin weighed 10.9 grams and had a diameter of 31.1 mm.
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In 1997 a new series of coins was issued. The 1, 5 and 10 tenge coins were made of nickel-brass.

The 1 and 5 tenge coins were issued through to 2016. The 10 tenge coin was issued through to 2012.

Below you see their common obverse, which featured the national emblem.
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The reverse of the 1 tenge coin.

The 1 tenge coin weighed 1.6 grams and had a diameter of 15 mm.
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The reverse of the 5 tenge coin.

The 5 tenge coin weighed 2.2 grams and had a diameter of 17.3 mm.
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The reverse of the 10 tenge coin.

The 10 tenge coin weighed 2.8 grams and had a diameter of 19.6 mm.
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In 1997 20 and 50 tenge coins were also issued. They were made of copper-nickel-zinc.

The 20 tenge coin was issued through to 2012. The 50 tenge coin was issued through to 2018.

Below you see their common obverse.
Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

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The reverse of the 20 tenge coin.

The 20 tenge coin weighed 2.9 grams and had a diameter of 18.4 mm.
Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

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The reverse of the 50 tenge coin.

The 50 tenge coin weighed 4.7 grams and had a diameter of 23 mm.
Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

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In 2002 Kazakhstan issued its first bimetallic circulation coin.

It was a new denomination too: a 100 tenge coin.

It had a copper-nickel-zinc centre within a nickel-brass outer ring.

It weighed 6.2 grams and had a diameter of 24.4 mm.

It was issued through to 2007.

Below you see the obverse of the coin.

Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.