Tajikistani somoni

Tajikistani somoni

Infobox Currency
currency_name_in_local = Сомонӣ tg icon
image_1= 5 Somoni TJ 2001.gif
image_title_1 = 5 somoni obverse and reverse.
iso_code = TJS
using_countries = TJK
inflation_rate = 11.9%
inflation_source_date = " [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2092.html The World Factbook] ", 2006 est.
subunit_ratio_1 = 1/100
subunit_name_1 = diram
plural = somoni
plural_subunit_1 = diram
used_coins = 5, 10, 20, 25, 50 diram, 1, 3, 5 somoni
used_banknotes = 1, 5, 20, 50 diram, 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 somoni
issuing_authority = National Bank of Tajikistan
issuing_authority_website = www.nbt.tj

The somoni ( _tg. cомонӣ, ISO 4217 code: TJS) is the currency of Tajikistan. It is subdivided into 100 diram ( _tg. дирам). The currency is named after the father of the Tajik nation, Ismail Samani (also spelled Ismoil Somoni).



The somoni was introduced on October 30, 2000, [cite web | author= National Bank of Tajikistan | url= http://www.nbt.tj/en/?c=3&id=3 | title= Banknotes and coins | accessdate=2007-05-19] it replaced the Tajikistani ruble, at the rate of 1 somoni = 1000 rubles.



#"Standard Catalog of World Coins: 1901-present, 31st ed." states that the composition for 5, 10, and 20 diram is brass clad steel, while the Central Bank states "bi-metal (cupro-zinc-steel-cupro-zinc)".
# "ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон" = "Republic of Tajikistan"
#"Standard Catalog of World Coins: 1901-present, 31st ed." states that the composition for 1, 3, and 5 som is cupronickel-zinc, while the Central Bank states cupronickel.
# "Рӯдакӣ" = "Rudaki"


Exchange Rate|TJS|RUB
note = These rates could be substantially different from the rates the central bank publishes
Somoni is the highest-valued currency unit in Central Asia.

ee also

*Economy of Tajikistan


*numis cite SCWC|date=2004
*numis cite SCWPM|date=2005

External links

Standard numismatics external links
world_coin_gallery_1_url = Tajikistan
world_coin_gallery_1_name = Tajikistan
banknote_world_1_url = tajikistan
banknote_world_1_name = Tajikistan
dollarization_1_url = asia
dollarization_1_name = Asia
gfd_1_url = Tajikistan
gfd_1_name = Tajikistan
gfd_data_1_url =
gfd_data_1_name =
show_gfd_excel = Y

* [http://coins.russian.ru/indexe.htm Coins of former Soviet republics]
* [http://worldcoinnews.blogspot.com/search?q=tajikistan Latest coin releases]

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