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Tunisian dinar
دينار تونسي (Arabic)
20 millimes
20 millimes
ISO 4217 Code TND
User(s) Tunisia
Inflation 2.1%
Source The World Factbook, 2005 est.
1/1000 millime
Symbol د.ت (Arabic) or DT (Latin)
Freq. used 10, 20, 50, 100 millimes, ½, 1, 5 dinars
Rarely used 1, 2, 5 millimes
Freq. used 5, 10, 20 dinars
Rarely used 30 dinars
Central bank Banque Centrale de Tunisie
Website www.bct.gov.tn

The dinar (ISO 4217 currency code TND) is the currency of Tunisia. It is subdivided into 1000 millimes. The dinar was introduced in 1960. It replaced the franc at a rate of 1000 francs = 1 dinar. The abbreviation DT seems to be used infrequently (TND is just as likely, and writing "dinar" after the amount seems to be the norm); the abbreviation TD is also mentioned in a few places, but seems unlikely to be correct given the French derivation (i.e. Dinar tunisien). Image File history File links Unknown_origin_coin_7. ... Logo Banque Centrale de Tunisie, or Central Bank of Tunisia in the English language, is the central bank of Tunisia. ... A 25,000 Iraqi dinar note printed after the fall of Saddam Hussein A hyperinflation banknote of 50 billion dinara (1993) A 5,000 dinar bill of the Republic of Serbian Krajina (1992) The dinar is the currency unit of various countries, most of them Arabic-speaking or once part... ISO 4217 is the international standard describing three letter codes (also known as the currency code) to define the names of currencies established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ...


Coins in circulation are [1] (link includes current and historic coins and banknotes) A coin is usually a piece of hard material, generally metal, usually in the shape of a disc, and most often issued by a government, to be used as a form of money in transactions. ...

  • 5 millimes
  • 10 millimes
  • 20 millimes
  • 50 millimes
  • 100 millimes
  • ½ dinar (500 millimes)
  • 1 dinar
  • 5 dinars

There are also 1 and 2 millime coins which appear to still be legal tender, but are not currently produced, though occasionally encountered. Legal tender or forced tender is payment that cannot be refused in settlement of a debt denominated in the same currency by virtue of law. ...


Banknotes in circulation are A £20 Bank of England banknote. ...

  • 5 dinars
  • 10 dinars
  • 20 dinars
  • 30 dinars

It is a criminal offence in Tunisia to import or export dinars. No more than 1,000 Tunisian dinars can be converted into foreign currency before departure from the North-African country.[2],[3] Therefore, prices at duty-free shops are in convertible currencies like euros, US dollars and British pounds. There are many converting ATMs in the country for tourists. A typical duty-free store, at Zurich International Airport Duty-free shops (or stores) are found in the customs zones of International Airports, ports or international means of transport, and do not apply the local/national taxes and duties. ... ISO 4217 Code EUR User(s) European Union: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia and Spain. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 3. ... For details of notes and coins, see British coinage and British banknotes. ... An NCR interior, multi-function ATM in the USA Smaller indoor ATMs dispense money inside convenience stores and other busy areas, such as this off-premise Wincor Nixdorf mono-function ATM in Sweden An on-premise NCR interior, multi-function through-the-wall ATM at a CIBC branch in Canada...

It is necessary for anyone leaving Tunisia to declare any cash in their possession exceeding the equivalent of UK£500 beforehand.[4]

Current TND exchange rates

  Results from FactBites:
Tunisian Dinar (358 words)
The Tunisian dinar is the currency of the country of Tunisia.
On November 3, 1958 the Central Bank of Tunisia was officially established and the Tunisian dinar became the official form of currency of Tunisia.
For a brief time the Tunisian dinar was linked to the French franc but by December 30, 1958 the Tunisian dinar no longer carried this link to the franc.
Tunisian dinar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (121 words)
The dinar (ISO 4217 currency code TND) is the currency of Tunisia.
It replaced the franc at a rate of 1000 francs = 1 dinar.
Coins in circulation are [1] (link includes current and historic coins and banknotes)
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