- Monetary unit:
- Country code:
- Algeria, People's democratic Republic
- Algerian dinar
- of 2 382 sq. km
- Arabian (state), French, etc.
- DZ (DZA) 012
Monetary unit of the Algerian National Democratic Republic is the Algerian dinar making 100 centimes and manufactured by Bank of Algeria. As the native currency the Algerian dinar has been entered into the cash circulation in 1964, having replaced the Algerian franc. Now in the cash circulation there are notes of denomination of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000 dinars.
The International symbolical designation of this African currency the alphabetic combination DZD is accepted. The Algerian dinar has the status of a unique lawful legal tender on territory of the country.
Etymological roots of a word "dinar" which monetary units of many Arabian countries and the former parts of Ottomansky empire name, go back to a denarius, the former currency of Roman empire. As dinars with corresponding adjectives name currencies of Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Serbia, etc.
The Note in 2000 dinars has been released on April, 28th, 2011. Its fundamental colours - dark blue and green. On face side are represented: lecture of the professor at the university, three researchers in scientific laboratory, a spiral of DNA and the artificial companion of the Earth. On the turnaround: wheat, palm trees, a reservoir, high-rise buildings and an olive tree.
It is updated 03.2012