Coin (metal) money includes copper, silver and gold. The coins were in different shapes. Coin form is their latest form. The front side of the coin is the obverse, the back side is the reverse, and the sides is the milling.

The Fund of the Local History Museum of Atyrau Region contains collections of coins of the medieval, the Soviet period (XVIII, XIX, XX centuries) and for the years of independence.

Collection of medieval coins

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Yelkhan Mahmoud Gazan’s gold coin. The Shiraz mint. The year of the Hijra, that is, 690 (1291 and 1292). It was found in the medieval Aktobe Laeti settlement.


Silver coins of Tokty Khan (1290-1312). Saray-al-Mahrous mint. As per the Hijra 710 years (1310-1311).


Collection of medieval coins

It was found during the excavations of local historian V. K. Afanasiyev in 1958-1976 in the settlement of Sarayshyk. Atyrau region, Makhambet district.

Coins of the Soviet period

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"Denga" coins minted in 1735

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Denga" coins minted in 1737

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"2 kopeika" coins minted in 1800

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"2 kopeika" coins minted in 1827

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"2 kopeika in silver" coins minted in 1843

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"Ruble" coin minted in 1897


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"15 kopeika" coins minted in 1902

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"20 kopeika" minted in 1916

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"One fifty" minted in 1925

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"5 kopeyek" coins minted in 1951


Coins of different years of the Soviet period

Set of coins for the years of independence

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10 tiyn. 1993. The Republic of Kazakhstan.

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20 tiyn. 1993. The Republic of Kazakhstan.

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50 tiyn. 1993. The Republic of Kazakhstan.

Paper money signs that have a nominal value, that is, value signs that replace full money in circulation. The state issues it to cover its expenses. The Museum has collections of paper money (samples) from the Soviet period to the modern period.

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Paper money "500 rubles" of 1912

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Paper money "50 rubles" of 1899

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Paper money "25 rubles" of 1909

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Paper money "1 ruble" of 1898

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 3 tenge of 1993. Series AA0000000

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5 tenge of 1993. Series AA0000000

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/"25 rubles" (exchange) paper money in 1919. The City of Elizavetgrad

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Paper money "Ten rubles" of 1947

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The original money of the Republic of Kazakhstan is 10 tenge. A0000000 series 1993

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The original money of Kazakhstan - 20 tenge. 1993. Series A0000000

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The original money of Kazakhstan is 50 tenge. 1993 Series No. 0000064

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The original money of Kazakhstan is 100 tenge .1993. Series No. 0000060

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The original money of Kazakhstan is 200 tenge. 1993. Series No. 0000062

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Sample of 10,000 tenge of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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Samples of original money of the Republic of Kazakhstan 5000 tenge (2 pieces)





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