B218 (PNL): 20,000 so’m (som) (US$2.00)Purple, blue, and brown. Front: Uzbek text; denomination in red-to-green OVI; embroidery design as registration device; Jonbox-qal’a archeology monument; caravan routes on map of Uzbekistan; textile patterns; coat of arms. Back: Uzbek text; 6th-century pottery from Aral and Caspian Seas; embroidery design. 3-mm wide windowed
B217 (PNL): 2,000 so’m (som) (US$0.20)Red and light green. Front: Uzbek text; denomination in green-to-gold OVI; camel as registration device; Bukhara Arch; caravan routes on map of Uzbekistan; Honatlas textile patterns; coat of arms. Back: Uzbek text; Varahsha ruins of the ancient caravan route Poykend; clay pot and artifact; camel.
According to an article in Azernews dated 25 September 2018, the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan has denied rumors that it intends to issue a 100,000-som banknote. At present the largest denomination in circulation is the 50,000-som note (B215) introduced in 2017.
, According to a press release dated 3 March 2017, on 10 March 2017 the Central Bank of Uzbekistan Republic introduced a new 10,000-som note (B214), double the value of the previous largest denomination in the country, yet still worth only US$2.95 at present exchange rates. Courtesy of Hartmut Fraunhoffer
According to press reports, the Central Bank of Uzbekistan plans to introduce a new 10,000-som note, although when remains a mystery. The back of the reported note features the statue of Amir Temur in Shahrisabz. Currently the largest denomination is the 5,000-som note (B213) introduced in 2013, and worth only
, The Banknote Register: CIS and Baltic Countries1991-2016, General IssuesSecond edition (English) Author: Dmitry Zagorenko (IBNS #11608, General Secretary of the Russian Chapter of IBNS).Editor: Dmitry Litvak (IBNS LM #204, President of the Russian Chapter of IBNS).Format: A4. Weight: 1,5 Kg.Hard cover with pressed gilding and book jacket band.344 full-color
, The Central Bank of Uzbekistan has issued a 5,000-som banknote on 1 July 2013, surpassing the 1,000-som note (B212) introduced in 2001 as the largest denomination. Since 1940, the Uzbek language has been written in Cyrillic script, but following the break-up of the Soviet Union, Latin script has been
According to an article on Azernews dated 24 June 2013, the press service of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan has denied reports of an introduction of a new 5,000-som banknote. At present, the highest denomination remains the 1,000-som note (B212) introduced in 2001, with a face value of approximately US$0.55.