Tajikistani somoni conversion

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Tajikistani somoni

Abbreviation/Symbol:

  • cомонӣ

Worldwide use:

  • Tajikistan

Description:

Only introduced in 2000, the Tajikistan Somoni is minted at the Goznak mint in St Petersburg, Russia. The currency comes in denominations of 100 Diram to one Somoni, with 5, 10, 20, 25 and 50 Diram coins and 1, 3 and 5 Somoni coins. Banknotes come in denominations of 1, 5, 20 and 50 Diram and 1, 3, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 Somoni.

Tajikistan currency is named after Ismail Samani, who ruled the Transoxiana from 892 to 907. 

Origin:

The Somoni replaced the Tajikistani Ruble in 2000 at a rate of 1 Somoni = 1000 Rubles. The currency is divided into 100 Dirams to one Somoni. Dirma banknotes were first introduced in October 2000 and followed a year later by coins. This was the first time that coins had been circulated in Tajikistan.

Component units:

  • diram (100)

Date introduced:

  • 2000

Central bank:

  • National Bank of Tajikistan

Printer:

  • Goznak, Saint Petersburg Mint

Mint:

  • Goznak, Saint Petersburg Mint