MOLDOVA

(leu (lei))

122-MDL

Last 120 days

Text Box: 	The leu (ISO 4217 code MDL) is the currency of Moldova. Like the Romanian leu, the Moldovan leu (pl. lei) is subdivided into 100 bani (singular: ban). The name of the currency originates in Romania and means "lion".
	A second, unofficial currency in Moldova is the United States dollar. After the creation of the European Union, the third, unofficial currency became the Euro. These currency rates are strongly influenced by the political and economical instability of Moldova.
Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: free, must declare (not more than 50 000 USD)
 Out: up to amount imported and declared
	Local currency:
  In: up to 7 000 MDL (540 USD)
 Out: up to 7 000 MDL (540 USD)

NOTES in circulation (1993+)

COINS in circulation (1993+)

older (not exchangeable?) NOTES

Oval: to the rates
Moldova_BNM_500_lei_2015.00.00_B123as_PNLs_H.0000_000000_fMoldova_BNM_500_lei_2015.00.00_B123as_PNLs_H.0000_000000_rMoldova_BNM_200_lei_2015.00.00_B122as_PNLs_H.0000_000000_fMoldova_BNM_200_lei_2015.00.00_B122as_PNLs_H.0000_000000_r

MDL 1000 (2003)(133*66mm)

MDL 500 (2015)(133*66mm)

MDL 500 (1999)(133*66mm)

MDL 500 (2015)(133*66mm)

MDL 200 (2013)(133*66mm)

MDL 200 (1995)(133*66mm)

MDL 100 (2015)(133*66mm)

MDL 100 (2013)(133*66mm)

MDL 100 (1995)(133*66mm)

MDL 50 (2015)(121*61mm)

MDL 50 (2013)(121*61mm)

MDL 50 (1995)(121*61mm)

MDL 20 (2015)(121*61mm)

MDL 20 (2010)(121*61mm)

MDL 20 (1993)(121*61mm)

MDL 10 (2015,13)(121*61mm)

MDL 10 (1994)(121*61mm)

MDL 5 (2017)(114*58mm)

MDL 5 (2013)(114*58mm)

MDL 5 (1994)(114*58mm)

MDL 1 (2015)(114*58mm)

MDL 1 (2010)(114*58mm)

MDL 1 (1994)(114*58mm)

 

NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes

MDL 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 1 (1993+)

xx / xx %

in circulation

 

the first series leu notes (10, 5, 1) (1992/3) should not be exchangeable

 

not exchangeable?

 

the cupon (5 000, 1 000, 500, ...) are not exchangeable, 1 MDL was equal to 1000 cupons

 

not exchangeable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coins

1,5,10,25,50 bani, 5 lei (1993+)

xx / xx %

 

 

the first series stainless steel 5, 1 leu , 50 bani coins (1993) should not be exchangeable

 

not exchangeable?

Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

33 843

4 466 705

Moldavian 64.5 %

Eastern Orthodox 98 %

male 62.3

 

Chisinau 709 700

Ukrainian 13.8 %

Jewish 1.5 %

female 66.86

2005 : 2 100 (178)

Tiraspol 209 800

Russian 13 %

 

 

 

50 bani (1.1998)(19mm,3.1g)

25 bani (11.1993)(17.5mm,0.95g)

10 bani (4.1996)(16.6mm,0.85g)

5 bani (11.1993)(16mm,0.75g)

1 bani (11.1993)(14.5mm,0.67g)

10 bani (4.1996)(16.6mm,0.85g)

MDL 10 (1992/3)

MDL 5 (1992/3)

MDL 1 (1992/3)

Cupon 5000 (1992/3)

Cupon 1000 (1992/3)

Cupon 200 (1992/3)