The Commemorative Coins of Abkhazia

Dmitry Gulia

A silver coin “Dmitry Gulia” in denomination of 10 apsars of the Series “Outstanding Personalities of Abkhazia”

  • Каталожный номер0110010-003
  • Дата выпуска29.06.2009
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 - 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, the fineness and fine precious metal content, to the right - the mint’s trade mark. In the lower part of the coin, on the matted field – small print inscriptions in five lines “Аҧсны Абанк”, the year of mintage "2009".


The reverse side bears a portrait of the founder of Abkhaz literature Dmitry Gulia, to the left – an image of the elements of the first Abkhaz alphabet, below the portrait – the dates in two lines "1874" and "1960". Under the portrait from left to right – an inscription in Abkhaz “Дырмит Гәлиа” (“Dirmit Gulia”).

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.                                

Artist - Kaitan T.D.

Sculptor - Erokhin V.M.

Mintage 1000 pcs.