The Commemorative Coins of Abkhazia

Fazil Iskander

A silver coin ”Fazil Iskander” in denomination of 10 apsars of the Series “Outstanding Personalities of Abkhazia”, dedicated to the 80th Anniversary of Fazil Iskander’s birth

  • Каталожный номер0110010-002
  • Дата выпуска06.05.2009
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 of the coin, on the smooth field - a relief picture of the State Emblem of the Republic of Abkhazia, underneath - an inscription in Abkhazian “Аҧсны Абанк” (The Bank of Abkhazia). A semicircular inscription above the State Emblem indicates the denomination of the coin “10 ҦСАРК” (10 apsars). Along the rim to the left - an indication of the metal sign in accordance with the D.I. Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements, to the right - the fineness, the mint’s trade mark. In the lower part of the coin, on the matted field there are small print inscriptions “Аҧсны Абанк” - the year of mintage "2009".


The composition is divided vertically into two equal parts by the inscription “Fazil Iskander”. In the right part – an image of F.A. Iskander, in the left part – the contour of mountain peaks and the seashore, grapevine twining around a tree. Along the rim to the right, on the matted field – an inscription “80 шықәса” (“80 years”)

The rim is raised on both sides of the coin along the circumference.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.

The quality of the coin is proof-like.      

Artist - Djapua B.R. 

Mint - The Moscow Mint.