- Monetary unit:
- Country code:
- Turkmenistan, Republic
- Turkmen manat (TMM)
- of 488 100 sq. km
- Turkmen (state), Uzbek, etc.
- TM (TKM) 795
Monetary unit of Turkmenistan is the Turkmen manat entered into the cash circulation on November, 1st, 1993.
Till this time from the moment of declaration of independence on October, 27th, 1993 as a legal tender in
Turkmenia were in use Soviet (the USSR see ) and russian rubles. Introduction of the new native currency was accompanied
Exchange of russian rubles for manats, thus 1 manat cost 500 russian rubles. The first consignment of manats
(Notes) has been printed in territory of Great Britain and it is delivered to Turkmenistan on May, 7th, 1993.
Each Turkmen manat is made by 100 tenges. A nominal number of the native currency of Turkmenistan is presented
Notes of denomination of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 manats.
Notes of Turkmenistan were manufactured by three series, first two - with dates of a yield 1993 and 2005, have been issued by portraits of first president Saparmurata Niyazov on face sides and architectural places of interest - on turnaround. The third series of notes has been manufactured on January, 1st, 2009, in connection with denomination, old denominations interchanged on new in the ratio 1:5000. All 2009 in circulation Turkmenistan three series of notes, with gradual withdrawal of denominations of the two first series went.
Notes of each nominal value have, distinct from others, the plotting on the obverse and turnaround parties. In
Particulars, on face side of a denomination in nominal value 1 manat is represented a portrait Torgul-beka, the first Sultan of the state Seldzhukid, on
Turn-over the plotting of the National cultural center of a name of great Saparmurata Turkmenbashi is seated. The size 120 x 60 mm.
The Turkmen poet, the classic of the Turkmen literature of Mahtumkuli - is possessed on note face side in 10 manats, and the back is decorated by the plotting of the Building of Central bank of Turkmenia. The size 132 x 66 mm.
It is updated 04.2012