The Commemorative Coins of Abkhazia

Aleksandr Chachba

The silver coin “Александр Чачба” (Aleksandr Chachba) of 10 apsars denomination of the series “Outstanding personalities of Abkhazia ”.

  • Каталожный номер0110010-006
  • Дата выпуска16.11.2009
Номинал Качество Металл, проба Кольцо/диск Масса общая, г. Содержание чистого металла не менее, г. Диаметр, мм Толщина, мм Тираж, шт.
10 apsars proof-like Silver 925 33,94±0,31 not less than 31,1 39,0 3,3±0,35 up to 1000


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".


to the left – the portrait of Aleksandr Konstantinovich Chachba, to the right – the main element of the Chachba tsarist emblem in the form of two Dioskuri caps crowned with the hexactinal stars. Under the emblem – dates "1867" and "1968". Above the portrait – the semicircular inscription "Александр Чачба" (Aleksandr Chachba).

The rim is raised on both sides of the coin.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.

The quality of the coin is proof-like.

The artist: Japua B.R.

Mintage: 1000 pcs.

Aleksandr Konstantinovich Chachba (1867-1968) was a prince, a great grandson of the Abkhaz Principality sovereign Keleshbey Chachba, a locum tenens of the Princely Throne of Abkhazia (1918-1968). He was also a professional artist, graphic artist, painter, theater designer, art historian and arts critic. At the beginning of the 20-th century (1907-1918) he was one of the most famous theater designers of the St. Petersburg imperial theaters - Mariinskiy and Aleksandrinskiy. The members of the creative circles of A.K. Chachba were A.N. Benoix. A.J.Golovin, V.A.Serov, N.A.Rerikh, P.Pikasso, A.Deren.