TND – Tunisian Dinar

Monetary System

1 Tunisian riyal = 16 kharub
1891: 1 Tunisian franc = 100 centimes
1958: 1 Tunisian dinar (TND) = 1,000 millim

Currency Issuer

Banque Centrale de Tunisie (BCT)

2020 Issues

Description: 10.00 TND – Tunisian Dinar Size: 148 x 73mm

Light blue, green, and orange. Front: Arabic text; denomination in circular green-to-blue SPARK Live; doctor Tawhida Ben Cheikh. Back: French text; pottery objects and Berber jewelry. 4.5-mm wide Rapid windowed security thread with demetalized 10. Watermark: Tawhida Ben Cheikh and electrotype 10. Printer: (Unknown). 148 x 73 mm. Paper.

2017 Issues

Description: 20.00 TND – Tunisian Dinar Size: 153 x 76 mm

Red. Front: Arabic text; denomination in circular gold SPARK Live; Farhat Hached. Back: French text; aerial view and close-up of Roman amphitheater in El Jem; Corinthian column. 4.5-mm wide Rapid windowed security thread with demetalized 20. Watermark: Farhat Hached with electrotype 20. Printer: (Unknown). 153 x 76 mm. Paper.

2013 Issues

These notes were issued per decree 1223 of 2013. Also, per decree 1224 of 2013, Tunisia withdrew 5-dinar notes dated 1993 and 2008, as well as 10-dinar notes dated 1986, 1994, and 2005.

Description: 5.00 TND – Tunisian Dinar Size: 143 x 73 mm

Green. Front: Arabic text; City of Carthage; Carthaginian general, Hannibal wearing helmet. Back: French text; Carthaginian ships. Holographic stripe with Hannibal, Carthaginian ship, and crescent moon and star. DualTrack windowed green-to-gold security thread with demetalized 5 DINARS anddesign. Watermark: Olive tree, electrotype 5, and Cornerstones. Printer: (Unknown). 143 x 73 mm. Paper.

Description: 10.00 TND – Tunisian Dinar Size: 143 x 73 mm

Light blue and yellow. Front: Arabic text; poet Aboul El Kacem Chebbi. Back: French text; arches of Medesa Bacchia school in Tunis. Holographic stripe with Aboul El Kacem Chebbi, quill, and crescent moon and star. DualTrack windowed security thread with demetalized BCT 10 and design. Watermark: Olive tree and electrotype 10. Printer: (Unknown). 148 x 73 mm. Paper.

2011 Issues

These notes were issued following the ouster of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali on 14 January 2011, the first of several political upheavals resulting from the revolutionary movements known collectively as the Arab Spring.

Description: 20.00 TND – Tunisian Dinar Size: 153 x 76 mm

Red, blue, and yellow. Front: Arabic text; Ksar Ouled Soltane fortified granary in Tataouine district; Kheireddine Ettounsi with sword on horse. Back: French text; Sadiki College building in Tunis. Holographic stripe. Windowed security thread with demetalized 20 DINARS BCT. Watermark: Olive tree with electrotype 20. Printer: (Oberthur Technologies). 153 x 76 mm. Paper.

Description: 50.00 TND – Tunisian Dinar Size: 158 x 79 mm

Green, blue, and orange. Front: Arabic text; Musée de la Monnaie (Currency Museum) building in Tunis; scholar Ibn Rachiq. Back: French text; Place Gouvernement la Kasbah, central square in Tunis. Holographic stripe. Windowed security thread with demetalized 50 DINARS BCT. Watermark: Olive tree and electrotype 50. Printer: (Oberthur Technologies). 158 x 79 mm. Paper.

Tunisia

Tunisia, a de facto autonomous province of the Ottoman Empire, was invaded by France following a raid into French-occupied Algeria by Tunisian tribesmen, and became a French protectorate with the signing of the Treaty of Bardo on 12 May 1881.