- Monetary unit:
- Country code:
- Sudan, Republic
- Sudanese pound
- of 2 376 000 sq. km
- Arabian (state), local dialects
- SD (SDN) 736
Republic Sudan Monetary unit is the Sudanese pound making 100 dirhams and manufactured by Central bank of Sudan.
The Sudanese pound has been entered in April, 1957 Before country monetary unit the Egyptian pound was. In circulation there was also English money. Egyptian pounds have been withdrawn from circulation by an exchange for Sudanese pounds on a parity 1:1.
In a cash turn-over there are denominations of denomination of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 pounds. So narrow nominal number speaks the recent assertion of this currency as national as up to July, 1st, 2007 in the universal circulation in territory of Sudan there were the Sudanese dinars put into circulation in 1992 as a symbol of an Arabization, but now lost the status of a lawful instrument of payment. An official international designation of the this native currency is the combination of letters SDP .
The Face side of the note in nominal value 1 pound (the size - 139 x 64 mm, primary colours - brown, sand and blue) is decorated by the plotting of a building of Central bank of Sudan and a flying pigeon, and two flying pigeons are on the back represented.
On face side of a denomination in nominal value of 10 pounds (the size - 155 x 69 mm, dominating colours - violet and lilac) are seated the plotting of the loaded buffalo and a camel, and also a tree and the weaved hands, the presidential palace on the back is represented.
The Face side of the note in nominal value of 50 pounds (the size - 165 x 74 mm, primary colours - olive, ochre and green) is decorated by the plotting of rhinoceroses, elephants and giraffes in savanna, the back contains the plotting of buffalo s and camels.
The watermark which is looking like a head of a bird-secretary and a digital designation of nominal value, a protective thread is applied To protection of authenticity of notes with put on it on all length the microtext, the diving metallized protective strip crossing the note, and a holographic strip.
Besides notes already available in a cash turn-over in nominal values 1, 10 and 50 Sudanese pounds which are dated on July, 9th, 2006, the Central bank of Sudan carries out issue of denominations of memorable character of denomination in 2, 5 and 20 Sudanese pounds.
New issue of Sudanese pound has been made on July, 24th 2011 after branch of Southern Sudan from Republic Sudan. Notes of a new series are similar on style on previous, but with changes in colour scale, removal of the certain symbols connected with the south and the drawn again map of the country after branch of the south. The note 1 pound is replaced with coins.
It is updated 03.2012