Coin On 15th Anniversary Of Armenian Dram Put In Circulation

COIN ON 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARMENIAN DRAM PUT IN CIRCULATION

ARKA
Nov 13, 2008

YEREVAN, November 13. /ARKA/. The Central Bank of Armenia (CBA) has
put in circulation commemorative coin "15th anniversary of national
currency", the CBA Press Service reported.

The national currency – Armenian Dram – was introduced on November
22 1993.

According to the press release, 500 pieces of the coin was mint –
5,000Drams each. The coin is made of 925 standard silver (party
gilded).

Diameter of the coin is 63mm, the weight 168.1 grams.

Armenia’s national emblem is depicted on the obverse with coats of
arms of Armenian historical kingdoms in the center.

The coins were mint by the Mint of Austria. The coin contours were
designed by member of Armenian Artists Union Harutiun Samuelyan.

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