Saturday, November 7, 2015

New Belarusian coins and banknotes in 2016

"Last chance to be a millionaire: see what new Belarusian money will look like!
Belarus will cut four zeros from its money on 1 July 2016. Coins will appear.
There will be seven denominations - 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 rubles, as well as eight coin denominations - 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 kopeikas, 1 and 2 rubles.
The new desing of money follows the idea "My country Belarus". Each banknote will be dedicated to one of the regions of Belarus in alphabetic order: the 5 ruble banknote will show the imega of Brest region, 10 rubles - the image of Vitebsk region and so on.
Coins will have the Coat of arms on the obverse and the denomination number on the reverse.
From 1 July 2016 to 31 December 2016 old and new money will be used simultaneously and will be accepted in kinds of payments without restriction.
After that old banknotes can be replaced by new ones without restrictions and additional fees in the period from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2019 at the National Bank, banks and non-bank credit and financial institutions of Belarus. In the period from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021 they can be replaced at the National Bank."
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