Nakhichevan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic

Nakhichevan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
FIAV historical.svg Flag of the Nakhichevan ASSR introduced in 1937 with both Azerbaijani and Armenian text. It fell from use in the 1940s when the Azerbaijani Latin alphabet was replaced with Cyrillic characters.

The Nakhichevan ASSR (or the Nakhichevan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic; Azerbaijani: Нахчыван Мухтар Совет Сосjалист Республикасы) was an autonomous republic within the Azerbaijan SSR, which was then a part of the Soviet Union. It was formed on March 16, 1921 and became a part of the Azerbaijan SSR proper on February 9, 1924.

On November 19, 1990 it became the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic within the Republic of Azerbaijan.

In 2008 the National Bank of Azerbaijan minted a pair of gold and silver commemorative coins for the 85th anniversary of the creation of the Nakhichevan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.[1]


  1. ^ Central Bank of Azerbaijan. Commemorative coins. Coins produced within 1992-2010: Commemorative coins dedicated to 85th anniversary of Nakhchivan Autonomy Republic. – Retrieved on 25 February 2010.

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