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On September 24, 2012 the Bank of Abkhazia puts into circulation a silver comemmorative coin «20 лет освобождения г.Гагра» (20 years of liberation of the town of Gagra) of 10 apsars denomination of the series "The patriotic war of the people of Abkhazia 1992-1993".

The silver coin «20 years of liberation of the town of Gagra » catalogue number № 0210010-002 of the series "The patriotic war of the people of Abkhazia 1992-1993" of 10 apsars denomination (fine precious metal 31,1g., fineness 925, diameter 39,0 mm).

The rim is raised on both sides of the coin.

The obverse: in the upper central part of the coin on the mirror field – the relief picture of the emblem of the Bank of Abkhazia. Under the emblem – the inscription in abkhazian “Аҧсны Абанк”(The Bank of Abkhazia), above it – the semicircular inscription that indicate the denomination of the coin “10 ҦСАРК” (10 APSARS), to the right - the mint trade mark in which there is an indication of the metal sign in accordance with the D.I.Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements and the fineness. In the lower part of the coin on the matted field and raised small print inscriptions of five lines “Аҧсны Абанк” - the year of issue «2012».


The obverse


The reverse: in the center – the figure of a member of volunteer corps in a bashlyk with a gun against the mountain «Мамзышьха» (Mamzishkha), to the left - the inscription «XX лет» (XX years ), to the right – a conditional operation plan for the liberation of the town of Gagra, along the rim – inscriptions in abkhazian: above – «Вечная память героям» (Eternal memory to the heroes), below – the ribbon image with inscriptions, in the center of the composition – two crossed swords pointing upward that symbolize a military valour and the Victory, inscriptions on the ribbon: in the central part - «ГАГРА»(Gagra) and dates: to the left – «06.10.1992», to the right - «06.10.2012».


The reverse


The edge of the coin is corrugated.

The coin is made with the quality «proof-like»

The artist: Japua B.R.

Mintage: 500 pcs

Mint: The Moscow Mint(ММД)

The issued coin is a legal tender of the Republic of Abkhazia at par value equivalent to Russian rubles. 1 apsar is equal to 10 rubles of the Russian Federation.

The credit institutions of the Republic of Abkhazia distribute the Bank of Abkhazia commemorative coins of precious metals to legal entities and private individuals


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