Croatian dinar

The dinar was the currency of Croatia between December 23, 1991, and May 30, 1994. The ISO 4217 code was HRD.

Croatian dinar
ISO 4217
CodeHRD
Denominations
Banknotes1, 5, 10, 25, 100, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10,000, 50,000, 100,000 dinars
CoinsNone
Demographics
User(s) Croatia
Issuance
Central bankCroatian National Bank
Websitewww.hnb.hr
This infobox shows the latest status before this currency was rendered obsolete.

History

The Croatian dinar replaced the 1990 version of Yugoslav dinar at par. It was a transitional currency introduced following Croatia's declaration of independence. During its existence the dinar declined in value by a factor of about 70. The dinar was replaced by the kuna at a rate of 1 kuna = 1000 dinara. The currency was not used in the occupied territories comprising the so-called "Republic of Serbian Krajina".

Banknotes

Denomination Date of issue
1 dinar
October 8, 1991
5 dinars
10 dinars
25 dinars
100 dinars
500 dinars
1,000 dinars
2,000 dinars
January 15, 1992
5,000 dinars
10,000 dinars
50,000 dinars
May 30, 1993
100,000 dinars

The obverse of all banknotes was the same, with a picture of Croatian Dubrovnik scientist Ruđer Bošković. Notes up to 1000 dinara had the Zagreb cathedral on reverse. The higher denominations featured the Ivan Meštrović sculpture History of the Croats on the reverse.

See also

References

    • Krause, Chester L.; Clifford Mishler (1991). Standard Catalog of World Coins: 1801–1991 (18th ed.). Krause Publications. ISBN 0873411501.
    • Pick, Albert (1994). Standard Catalog of World Paper Money: General Issues. Colin R. Bruce II and Neil Shafer (editors) (7th ed.). Krause Publications. ISBN 0-87341-207-9.
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