Sunday, May 31, 2015

Armenia 100 Dram XXXII Chess Olympiad in Yerevan

Armenia  XXXII Chess Olympiad in Yerevan















































     Nominal Value 
Metal
Weight
     Diametr
Mintage
      100 dram
Cu 75 Ni 25
10,8 g
   29,5 mm
         up to 200,000 


 The commemorative coin was issued by the Central Bank of Armenia. It is devoted to the 32-nd World Chess Olympiad in Yerevan. The chess game (Jatrak) was popular in Armenia since the ninth century. Armenia is a country with many well-known chess players, among which was Tigran Petrosyan, who became the ninth World Chess champion.