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Metal dinars and millimes - modern coins of Tunisia

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  • Capital:
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  • Tunisia, Republic
  • Tunisian dinar
  • Tunisia
  • of 155 360 sq. km
  • Arabian (state), French
  • TN (TUN) 788

Republic Tunisia Monetary unit is the dinar which is equal 1000 millimes. In a money turnover there are coins in nominal value 20, 50, 100 millimes and 1/2, 1 and 5 dinars.

In Tunisia the dinar has been entered into monetary circulation in 1960, being positioned as a unit of account in 1958. It has replaced franc under the relation of 1000 francs=1 dinar. The Tunisian dinar has been oriented on dollar of the United States - 0.42 dinars=1 dollar which was supported till 1964 while the dinar has not depreciated to 0.525 dinars for 1 US dollar.

In 1960 aluminium coins 1, 2 both 5 millimes and brass coins 10, 20, 50 and 100 millimes have been entered. Coins 1 and 2 millimes the last time have been manufactured in 1980 and 1983 accordingly. Minted before a coin in nominal value 1 millime till now remain a lawful instrument of payment, but become so rare that many shops in Tunisia give on sales any goods for a coin of the this nominal value.

In 1968 coins 1/2 dinars from nickel, but in 1976 with issue of coins in 1 dinar are manufactured, both nominal values of a steel is minted from a Copper-Nickel. Issue of bimetallic coins of 5 dinars has occurred in 2002.

Nominal value: 1 millime
Stamping: 1960
the Material: Aluminium
the Note:
the Obverse 1 millime of Tunisia the Reverse 1 millime of Tunisia
Nominal value: 100 millimes
Stamping: 1983
the Material: the Brass
the Note:
the Obverse of 100 millimes of Tunisia the Reverse of 100 millimes of Tunisia
Nominal value: 1 dinar
Stamping: 1997
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse 1 dinar of Tunisia the Reverse 1 dinar of Tunisia

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