On 15 August 2016 were issued silver collection coins dedicated to Kyrgyzstan independence anniversary “Independent Kyrgyz Republic – 25 years old” and the “World Nomad Games”.
The coins are issued in order to promote the most important historical events associated with the development of Kyrgyz statehood, revival and popularization of national sports.
The main subject of the first coin is an eagle with spread wings, on the background is a carcass of yurt and the sun rays, symbolizing the Kyrgyz state and freedom of people. The plot of a coin dedicated to WNG Illustrates image of nomads, participating in various horse riding games and competitions.
The issue number of each coin is thousand pieces, silver value is 925. The prices of coins are from 2500 to 2700 KGS.
The Silver collectible coins dedicated to the World Nomad Games were sold out in only one day! This is the very first time when the sales of the collectable coins were finished in such a record amount of time – in less than 24 hours the cashier of the National Bank had sold all issued coins!
The great interest for these collectible coins among coin collectors and those who appreciate fine art, can be explained by many reasons. First of all, the issue of the coins was coincided with an upcoming grand event of Kyrgyzstan – the World Nomad Games. Secondly, the coins were issued in a limited quantity – only 1000 coins. Additionally, the coins have a unique design, including their square shape and used in design new technologies.
Another outstanding event conducted in connection with World Nomad Games is an issue of a series of stamps in honor of the upcoming World Nomad Games by Kyrgyz Express Post in Kyrgyzstan. The stamps were issued in denominations of 50, 100, and 150 KGS portraying three different types of horse riding games that will be represented at the upcoming World Nomad Games: wrestling on horseback (Er Enish), archery from horseback (Jaa Atuu), and “burning” rider (Oert Jalymdagan Chabandes).
In total, 216,000 stamps were issued. The designer of the stamps is Vitalii Pogolsha.
These World Nomad Games themed stamps are available for sale in departments of Kyrgyz Express Post from August 8th of this year, and can be used to pay for sending letters and postcards in all countries of the Universal Postal Union.