Tiyn: coin from Republic of Kazakhstan; 1/100 tenge


50 tiyn, 1993: Republic of Kazakhstan

50 tiyn, 1993: Republic of Kazakhstan

50 ТИЫН: 50 tiyn (less often — tyin).

ҚҰБ (каз. "Қазақстан Ұлттық Банкі" — "National Bank of Kazakhstan").

National Kazakh ornament.

ҚАЗАҚСТАН РЕСПУБЛИКАСЫ: Republic of Kazakhstan.

Emblem of Kazakhstan: an image of a shanyrak (the upper dome-like portion of a yurt), set off by wings of mythical horses Tulpar which represent bravery. The circle shape of the Emblem is a symbol of life and eternity. The shanyrak symbolizes family well-being, peace and calmness. In the lower part of the coat of arms, the name of the state is indicated — QAZAQSTAN (until 2018, it was indicated in Cyrillic, as on the demonstrated coin — ҚA3AҚCTAH).

Kazakhstan Mint (Oskemen or Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan).

  • Brass: 25 mm - 7.12 g
  • Reference price: 0.7$

COIN TIYN — WHERE & WHEN (coins catalog: by names & emitents)
  1. REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN (1993-...): tiyn = 1/100 tenge

TIYN or tyin (Kazakh "Тиын") as coin name.
The name of the coin tiyn translated from the Proto-Turkic language means "squirrel", whose fur in ancient times played the role of money in trade.
In Soviet times, a kopeck of the USSR in the Central Asian region was called tiyn (as well as related names: tiyin of Uzbekistan and tyiyn of Kyrgyzstan).