National Bank of Georgia issued a collector coin dedicated to Georgian Vine
The National bank Of Georgia has started sales of 5 lari denomination Silver collector coins dedicated to Georgian vine.
2017, Georgia is the first honorary guest and the main host of the event
dedicated to viticulture and wine making at the Wine World Civilization Centre
The National Bank of Georgia has issued 5 lari denomination silver collector coin dedicated to this significant event for Georgia.
Obverse: The schematic illustration of the "Qvevri" (large earthenware vessels used for the fermentation, storage and ageing of traditional Georgian wine) represented as conventional section is the main composition of the coin. Wine in the "Qvevri" is depicted in dark red. The image of vine is embedded along the "Qvevri". The following round inscriptions are placed along the lower part of the coin's arc: "საქართველო", "2017", "GEORGIE" ("Georgia" in French), "5 ლარი".
Reverse: The main composition is a graphical illustration of the museum of wine civilization located in the city of Bordeaux, France. The denomination numeral and the symbol of Lari are depicted on the right upper side of the coin while the following French inscription is placed along the coin's arc - "LA GÉORGIE - PREMIER VIGNOBLE INVITÉ DE LA CITÉ DU VIN DE BORDEAUX" (Georgia - the first honorary guest at the Wine World Civilization Centre of Bordeaux).
The coin has been minted by Japan Mint in amount of 1500 pieces. The sale price is 60 GEL and the coins will be available starting today, at the Cash Centre of the NBG (address:72 Kakheti Highway, Tbilisi) and from the online store on the NBG webpage.