- Monetary unit:
- Country code:
- Uzbekistan, Republic
- Uzbek soms (UZS)
- of 447 400 sq. km
- Uzbek (state), Russian, etc.
- UZ (UZB) 860
Republic Uzbekistan monetary unit is the soms, entered into the cash circulation on July, 1st, 1994. Till autumn of 1993 the Soviet rubles (the USSR see ) had circulation. At
It since November, 1993 in republic were in circulation the soms-coupons, having the status of intermediate currency, and
Only later 8 months of a transition period have taken place introduction actually soms as the new national
Currencies of Uzbekistan.
Each of soms makes 100 tiyins. A nominal number of the native currency of Uzbekistan is presented by notes
Of denomination 1, 3, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000 soms.
Notes of each nominal value differ in the sizes, the colour decor, the specific plotting on the obverse
And turnaround the parties, and also means and elements of protection against a fake.
The note in nominal value of 1 soms has the sizes 120 x 62 mm, on its face side the arms of Republic Uzbekistan are seated and
Digital designation of nominal value in the so-called socket, and the Bolshoi theatre of a name of Alisher is on the back represented
Navoi, possessed in Tashkent. To protection against a fake of the this note are applied a watermark,
Combined plotting and protective thread.
On face side of the note of denomination 100 soms, having the sizes 142 x 69 mm, are represented the Republic arms
Uzbekistan and bracelet with various figures of mythical animals, on the back denominations it is seated
The plotting of the Palace of friendship of the people, the Uzbekistan possessed in capital. For protection of this note against a fake
Drawing of the watermark, the latent and combined plotting, a protective thread and a microseal is applied.
The note in nominal value 1000 soms, having the sizes 144 x 78 mm, contains the plotting on the face side
The State Emblem of Uzbekistan against a colourful ornament, and its back is decorated by the plotting
Amir Timur's museum. Besides the above-stated protective elements, for the this note the plotting is used also
With changed colour.
It is updated 04.2012