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Croatian kuna

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  • Croatia, Republic
  • Croatian kuna
  • Zagreb
  • of 56 538 sq. km
  • Croatian (state)
  • HR (HRV) 191

Monetary unit of Croatia is the kuna - to equal 100 lipas. The international designation of a kuna - HRK

A Nominal number of the native currency of Croatia is presented by notes of denomination of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 kunas. The name a kuna is historically connected with one of units of Slavs - a skin of a marten.

Croatia was one of 6 union republics of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia into whom also entered Serbia , Montenegro, Macedonia, Slovenia , Bosnia and Herzegovina .

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In 1918 the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes which since 1929 has received officially the name Yugoslavia has been created. Since 1920 the dinar became national monetary unit. Austro-Hungarian crowns addressing on territory of the country, Bulgarian Are left, token moneys of Montenegro have been interchanged for notes The Serbian bank.

In the Second World War in territory of Yugoslavia reichsmarks, Italian liras, Bulgarian levas, Hungarian a penge, the Albanian francs, the Croatian kunas and the Serbian dinars addressed.

After clearing of Yugoslavia in 1945 currency reform in which result in the circulation new token moneys are manufactured has been carried out. To an exchange the Serbian dinars and the Croatian kunas on a parity 1 new dinar = 20 Serbian dinars=40 were subject only to the Croatian kunas.

Since January, 1st, 1966 the standard of price on a parity 100: 1 is changed and token moneys of the sample of 1966 are released

Yugoslavia has broken up in 1991 the Kuna is entered instead of dinar Croatia on May, 30th, 1994 To dinar Croatia in circulation there was a dinar Yugoslavia.

On face side of the note of 10 kunas the portrait of Juraja Dobrily, the Croatian bishop and the philanthropist, on the back - an amphitheatre of a city Pulas is represented. Primary colour - grey, the size of a denomination - 126 x 63 mm.

Face side of 10 kunas of Croatia
the Back of 10 kunas of Croatia

The Obverse of the note of 1000 kunas bears the plotting of Ante Starchevich, the outstanding politician, the founder of the Croatian consignment of the right, a reverse - a statue of prince Tomislava I and the Zagreb cathedral. Colour - grey-blue, the size - 150 x 75 mm.

Face side of 1000 kunas of Croatia
the Back of 1000 kunas of Croatia

It is updated 05.2012

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