The Tunisia chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers. This 39-page catalog covers notes issued by Dar-el-Mal in 1846, Banque de l’Algérie (Bank of Algeria) from 1904 to 1948, Banque de l’Algérie et de la Tunisie (Bank of Algeria
, B537 (PNL): 20 dinars (US$8.10)Red. Front: Arabic text; denomination in circular gold SPARK Live; Farhat Hached. Back: French text; aerial view and close-up of Roman amphitheatre in El Jem; Corinthian column. 4.5-mm wide Rapid windowed security thread with demetalized 20 DINARS BCT. Watermark: Farhat Hached with electrotype 20. Printer:
, BCT B36 (PNL): 5 dinars (US$3.20)Green. Front: City of Carthage; Carthaginian general, Hannibal wearing helmet. Back: Carthaginian ships. Holographic stripe with Hannibal, Carthaginian ship, and crescent moon and star. Windowed green-to-gold security thread with demetalized design. Watermark: Olive tree and electrotype 5. Printer: Unknown. 143 x 73 mm.a. 2013-3-20.
According to an article on Investir en Tunisie dated 27 December 2013, Deputy Governor Mohamed Rekik announced that the Banque Centrale de Tunisie will introduce a new 5-dinar banknote in the first quarter of 2014. Courtesy of Cleophas Elmakias Schockemohle.
, BCT B35 (PNL): 10 dinars (US$6.40)Light blue and yellow. Front: Poet, Aboul El Kacem Chebbi. Back: Arches of Medesa Bacchia school in Tunis. Holographic stripe with Aboul El Kacem Chebbi, quill, and crescent moon and star. Windowed security thread with demetalized design. Watermark: Olive tree and electrotype 10. Printer:
According to an article on Tuniscope dated 9 March 2013, the Central Bank of Tunisia plans to issue new 5- and 10-dinar notes per decree 1223 of 2013. Also, per decree 1224 of 2013, Tunisia will withdraw 5-dinar notes dated 1993 and 2008 (Pick 86 and 92), as well as
,,,, On 20 October 2011, the Central Bank of Tunisia introduced a new 20-dinar (US$14.20) note dated 2011 and measuring 153 x 76 mm. The preceding 20-dinar note dated 1992 (Pick 88) will remain legal tender for the time being, but will be gradually withdrawn from circulation. The front of
,, On 25 July 2009, the Central Bank of Tunisia introduced a new 50-dinar (US$37.65) note. Green and purple. Front: La Cite de la Culture (The City of Culture) building; scholar Ibn Rachiq. Back: Rades-La Goulette suspension bridge over canal; planes and jetways at Zine El Abidine Ben Ali Enfidha