These precious metal coins are for investing and saving money. The metal content in bullion coins is Au 999.9.
The National Bank of Kazakhstan sells bullion coins of three types: "Silk Road", "Golden Barys", "Silver Barys" with different weight characteristics. The Silk Road series coins were put into circulation on February 19, 1996. Since 2009, the issue of bullion coins "Golden Irbis" and "Silver Irbis" has been launched.
The mass of bullion coins is equated to the weight category in ounces (from 0.10 to 10 ounces), which is in line with international best practices. The content of the precious metal in Kazakhstani coins is 99.99% (fineness 999.9).