• 10 Qapik 2006-2011, KM# 42, Azerbaijan
  • 10 Qapik 2006-2011, KM# 42, Azerbaijan
Description

Coins were first put into circulation during January 2006 and do not feature a mint year. The new design series celebrated the cultural heritage of Azerbaijan. Coins in circulation are 1, 3, 5, 10, 20 and 50 qəpik. Most coins closely resemble the size and shape of various euro coins. Most notably the bi-metallic 50 qəpik (similar to €2 coin) and the 10 qəpik (Spanish flower, like the 20 cent coin).

Engraver: Robert Kalina

Obverse

Map of Azerbaijan, country name, value.

AZƏRBAYCAN RESPUBLİKASI
10 QƏPİK

Reverse

Value and military helmet, symbolic of the desire to regain Nagorno-Karabakh.

Nagorno-Karabakh is a landlocked region in the South Caucasus, lying between Lower Karabakh and Zangezur and covering the southeastern range of the Lesser Caucasus mountains. It is a disputed territory, internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan, but most of the region is governed by the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, a de facto independent state with Armenian ethnic majority established on the basis of the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic.

10
QƏPİK

Edge

A smooth edge separated into equal sections by seven indents (Spanish flower)

10 Qapik

KM# 42 Schön# 16
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Characteristics
Material Brass Plated Steel
Weight 5.25 g
Diameter 22.25 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mints
Austrian Mint
National Bank of Ukraine Mint (NBU)

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