GEORGIA

(lari = 100 tetri)

70-GEL

Text Box: 	The first central bank of independent Georgia was established in August of 1991.
	From April 3, 1993 when Russia stopped supplying Georgia with ruble, the temporary monetary unit – coupon was put into circulation. 
	In October 2, 1995 Georgian national Currency ”Lari ” was introduced into circulation and was declared the only legal means of payment.
	In 1999, all denominations of 1995 series were modified with new security features.
	In 2002 the banknotes of 1999 series with the following denominations 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and in 2004 - 50 and 100 denominations banknotes were once again modified and upgraded.
	New 100, 50, 20, 5  (2016, 17)

Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: free
 Out: free
	Local currency:
  In: free
 Out: free

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NOTES in circulation (2002+) and exchangeable (1995,99)

COINS in circulation (1993+)

commemorative circulating COINS (2000)

Life size

outmoded

Oval: to the rates

 

NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes

GEL 200 (2007), 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2, 1 (2002+)

xx / xx %

in circulation

GEL 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2, 1 (1995-99)

xx / xx %

outmoded

previous notes in lari (kuponi) (1993-95) are not exchangeable !!

 

not exchangeable!

 

 

 

 

Coins

 thetri 50, 20, 10, 5, 2, 1

xx / xx %

in circulation

lari 10 (two commemorative circulating coins issued in 2000)

xx / xx %

Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

69 700

4 661 473

Georgian (official)

Georgian Orthodox 65 %

male 72.59

 

Tbilisi 1 240 200

Russian, Armenian

Islam 11 %

female 79.67

2005 : 3 400 (153)

Kutaisi 268 800

Azerbaijani

Russian Ortodox 10 %

 

 

USD/GEL(120 days)

latest (Oct.20)

lowest (Sep.27)

highest (May 5)

1.7382

1.7294

1.8098

GEL 50 (1999,95similar)(135*66mm)

GEL 20 (2002+similar)(130*65mm)

GEL 20 (1999)(130*65mm)

GEL 20 (1995)(130*65mm)

GEL 10 (2002+similar)(125*63mm)

GEL 10 (1999,95similar)(125*63mm)

GEL 5 (2002+similar)(115*61mm)

GEL 5 (1999,95similar)(115*61mm)

GEL 2 (2002+similar)(115*61mm)

GEL 2 (1999,95similar)(115*61mm)

GEL 1 (2002)(115*61mm)

GEL 1 (1999,95similar)(115*61mm)

50 thetri(19mm,2.5g)(1993)

20 thetri(25mm,5g)(1993)

10 thetri(22mm,3g)(1993)

5 thetri(20mm,2.5g)(1993)

2 thetri(17.5mm,1.9g)(1993)

1 thetri(15mm,1.38g)(1993)

10 lari(26mm,10.6g)(2000)3000th Anniv of the Georgian Statehood

10 lari(26mm,10.6g)(2000)2000th Anniversary of the Birth of Christ

New (2006) circulating coins

GEL 200 (2007)(146*72mm)

GEL 100 (2004,8similar)(140*67mm)

GEL 100 (1999,95similar)(140*67mm)

GEL 50 (2004+similar)(135*66mm)