10 Apsars S. J. Chanba


Country Abkhazia
Period Republic (1994-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2009
Value 10 Apsars (10)
Currency Apsar
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 33.94 g
Diameter 39 mm
Thickness 3.3 mm
Shape Round
Number N# 34111
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Commemorative issue

Series: Outstanding personalities of Abkhazia


In the upper central part, on the smooth field - the relief picture of the State Emblem of the Republic of Abkhazia, under it - the inscription in Abkhaz “Аҧсны Абанк”(The Bank of Abkhazia). The semicircular inscriptions above the State Emblem indicate the denomination of the coin “10 ҦСАРК” (10 APSARS). Along the rim to the left - the indication of the metal sign in accordance with the D.I.Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements, the fineness and fine precious metal content, to the right - the mint trade mark. In the lower part of the coin, on the matted field and raised small print inscriptions of five lines “Аҧсны Абанк” - the year of mintage "2009".

Ag925 1OZ ММД

10 Apsars
The Bank of Abkhazia

Engraver: Erokhin V.M.


The bust of the Abkhaz writer and statesman Samson Jakovlevich Chanba. In the upper part of the coin along the rim from the left to the right – the inscription in Abkhaz "Самсон Ҷанба"(Samson Chanba). In the central part of the coin to the left and right from the bust – the dates "1886" and "1937".

1886 1937

Translation: Samson Chanba

Engraver: Erokhin V.M.



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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2009  1 000 Prooflike; Moscow Mint

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