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Somonis

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  • Tajikistan, Republic
  • Somonis
  • Dushanbe
  • of 143 100 sq. km
  • Tadjik (state), Russian
  • TJ (TJK) 762

Monetary unit of Tajikistan is the somonis, entered into the cash circulation on October, 30th, 2000 instead of The Tadjik rubles. The exchange last on new currency was carried out up to April, 1st, 2001 at the rate of 1 Somonis for 1000 Tadjik rubles. During this five-month period both new somonis, and old Tadjik ruble Were in the parallel circulation, then in territory of Tajikistan withdrawal was by degrees spent Last from a cash turn-over. The name of national Tadjik currency occurs on behalf of Ismoil Somoni, The founder of the first Tadjik state.

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One somonis are made by 100 diram. A nominal number of the native currency of Tajikistan is presented by notes Of denomination 1, 5, 20, 50 dirams and 1, 3, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 somonis.

On all notes the national arms of Tajikistan (the left top angle of face side), national are seated Flag (back top) and nominal value in back bottom.

Notes of all nominal values differ colour decor, in the sizes and the specific plotting. On the obverse To the party of the note in nominal value 1 somonis the portrait of outstanding Tadjik poet Mirzy Tursunzoda is seated, on Turnaround - the building of the National bank of Tajikistan, possessed in Dushanbe is represented. Prevailing colour - The green.

The note of denomination 5 somonis, coloured mainly in blue colour, on face side contains a portrait The president of National academy of sciences Shahriddina Ajni and the plotting of a tomb of the founder of the Tadjik poetry Abu-Abdullo Rudaki on the back.

Face side 50 somonis of Tajikistan
the Back 50 somonis of Tajikistan

The name " somoni" it has been chosen for the native currency of Tajikistan to emphasise communication of this Post-Soviet republic (the USSR see ) with there is the powerful state Samanidov which monetary units - ismoili, had The wide circulation at the time of the Middle Ages.

Face side 500 somonis of Tajikistan
the Back 500 somonis of Tajikistan

It is updated 04.2012


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