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Kazakhstan to issue unusual collectible zodiac signs coins

Tomorrow, the National Bank of Kazakhstan will put in circulation collectible bicolor coins from Zodiac Signs series made of silver and tantalum with the value of 100 tenge. Tengrinews.kz reported.

At least 12 kinds of octagonal coins, corresponding to each zodiac sign, have been minted. Their design is made in rock art style. Each color of the tantalum insert on a coin corresponds to one of the four elements.

The coins are made of silver and tantalum using color change technology.

The coins have octagon shape and are made of 925/1000 silver alloy and tantalum, the total weight is 25 grams: a ring of silver weighing 10 grams, an inner disk of tantalum weighing 15 grams. Circulation is 1,000 pieces of each kind.