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- Georgia, Republic
- of 69 700 sq. km
- Georgian (state), Armenian, Russian
- GE (GEO) 268
Monetary unit of Georgia is laris. This native currency has been entered into the cash circulation on October, 2nd
1995, in board of president Edward Shevardnadze. Georgia for 1991 was one of republics the USSR . Laris have come in the stead of coupons, at an exchange 1 laris
Yielded for 1 million coupons, thus that the National bank had been positioned an official rate: 1 dollar was equal
1,3 laris. 1 laris are made by 100 tetris. At the moment in the cash circulation there are notes of denomination
1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 laris.
On face side of the note in nominal value 1 laris is seated the portrait of great Georgian artist Niko Pirosmanishvili against a natural landscape, on the back the this note against a panorama of Tbilisi The deer from one of patterns of Pirosmani is represented.
On face side of a denomination of denomination 5 laris are possessed a portrait of academician Ivane Dzhavahishvili, the plotting Sacred George and so-called tree of a life, on the back are represented a building Tbilisi The state university, a gold sculpture of a lion (result of archeological excavations of sepulchral barrows In the Alazansky valley) and a fiziko-map of territory of Georgia.
On face side of a denomination in nominal value 10 laris the portrait of outstanding Georgian poet Akakija Tsereteli is represented, The known representative of the new Georgian literature and the leader of the Georgian national-liberation Movements, back decor contains a pattern fragment " the Portrait mother" (" Imeretia-dedachem") Pressed Kakabadze framed with runaways of a rod.
The Note in 100 laris on the face side bears a graphic representation of great Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli (XII century), on the back - compositions from a bible history "Daniel in a den of a lion" in a bas-relief from a monastery in Martvili.
Was initially scheduled to enter into a money turnover of Georgia of a denomination of denomination 500 laris. At transferring to laris
The small amount of such denominations has got to the cash circulation, but subsequently by an exchange were from it
Are withdrawn and have acquired the status of not manufactured notes.
Interesting political implied sense has design of a back of the note of denomination 200 laris, on which
The kind of Sukhumi (Abkhazia) is represented and inscriptions not only in the Georgian and English languages are seated, but also
The Abkhazian. Such decor symbolises territorial integrity of the country.
It is updated 04.2012