The Commemorative Coins of Abkhazia

Samson Chanba

The silver coin “Samson Chanba” of 10 apsars denomination of the series “Outstanding Personalities of Abkhazia”.

  • Каталожный номер0110010-004
  • 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 - 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".


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".

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: Djapua B.R.

The sculptor: Erokhin V.M.

Mintage: 1000 pcs.