- Slovenian tolar
currency_name_in_local = Slovenski tolar sl icon
image_1 = 1talleroslovenia1994back.jpg
image_title_1 = 1 tolar coin obverse
image_width_1 = 110
image_2 = 1talleroslovenia1994front.jpg
image_title_2 = 1 tolar coin reverse
image_width_2 = 110
iso_code = SIT
inflation_rate = 0.8%
inflation_source_date = [http://www.bsi.si/library/includes/datoteka.asp?DatotekaId=2061 Bank of Slovenia] , 2005
inflation_method = Core CPI
28 June 2004
1 January 2007
1 January 2007
1 January 2007
ERM_fixed_rate = 239.640 tolarjev
ERM_band = 15%
subunit_ratio_1 = 1/100
subunit_name_1 = stotin
plural_slavic = Y
used_coins = 10, 20, 50 stotinov, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 tolarjev
used_banknotes = 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 5000, 10000 tolarjev
Bank of Slovenia
issuing_authority_website = www.bsi.si
obsolete_notice = Y
The tolar was the
currencyof Sloveniafrom 1991 until the introduction of the euroon December 31, 2006. It was subdivided into 100 "stotinov". The ISO 4217 currency code for the Slovenian tolar was "SIT". The name "tolar" comes from Thaler, and is cognatewith " dollar".
As Slovenian is one of the few languages with a grammatical dual, the correct inflections of the word "tolar" are 2 "tolarja" for 2 SIT, but "tolarji" for 3 or 4 SIT. For 5 SIT or more, the word "tolarjev", genitive plural of "tolar", is used.
The tolar was introduced on
October 8 1991. It replaced the 1990 (Convertible) version of Yugoslav dinarat parity. On June 28 2004the tolar was pegged against the euro in the ERM II [http://www.ecb.int/press/pr/date/2004/html/pr040627.en.html] , the EU's exchange rate mechanism. All recalled banknotes can be exchanged at the central bank for current issue.
January 1, 2007, the tolar was supplanted by the euro. Slovenia issues its own euro coins, like all other nations in the Eurozone.
The timescale for conversion from the tolar to the euro operated differently from the first wave of EMU. The permanent euro/tolar conversion rate was finalised on
July 11, 2006at 239.640 tolar per euro. During the first wave of EMU, this period was only a day (the conversion rates were fixed on 31 December 1998and euro non-cash payments were possible from 1 January 1999). Also unlike the first wave of EMU which had a three year transition period (1999-2001), there was no transition period when non-cash payments could be made in both tolar and euro. The tolar was used for all transactions (cash and non-cash) until 31 December 2006and the euro must be used for all payments (cash and non-cash) from 1 January 2007. However, as with the first wave of EMU, cash payments with the tolar could continue until 14 January 2007, but change had to be given in euro.
In 1992, coins were introduced in denominations of 10, 20 and 50 stotinov, 1, 2 and 5 tolarjev. 10 tolarjev coins were added in 2000, followed by 20 and 50 tolarjev in 2003. The obverse designs all show the denomination, with animals native to Slovenia on the reverses.
The first banknotes were provisional payment notes issued on
October 8, 1991, in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000 and 5000 tolarjev. These notes all feature a beeon the obverseand Triglav, the tallest mountain in Slovenia, on the reverse. In 1992, the Bank Slovenije introduced the following banknotes, all of which feature important Slovenians.
Historical exchange rates
Lower number indicates the tolar has a higher value.
*SIT per EUR – 233.0 (April 2006); 239.5 (June 2005); 235.7 (November 2003); 227.3 (June 2002). From
1 January2007 the rate was irrevocably set at 239.640 and has been finalised by the EC.
*SIT per USD – 193.0 (April 2006); 198.0 (June 2005); 201.3 (November 2003); 195.06 (January 2000); 181.77 (1999); 166.13 (1998); 159.69 (1997); 135.36 (1996); 118.52 (1995).
Slovenian euro coins
Economy of Slovenia
*numis cite SCWC | date=1991
*numis cite SCWPM | date=1994
Standard numismatics external links
world_coin_gallery_1_url = Slovenia
world_coin_gallery_1_name = Slovenia
banknote_world_1_url = Slovenia
banknote_world_1_name = Slovenia
gfd_1_url = Slovenia
gfd_1_name = Slovenia
gfd_data_1_url = 3530
gfd_data_1_name = Slovenia Tolar
show_gfd_excel = Y
* [http://www.bsi.si/en/banknotes-and-coins.asp?MapaId=67 Banknotes and coins] , Bank of Slovenia
* [http://www.uvi.si/eng/slovenia/background-information/currency/ Background information]
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