(shilling = 100 centesimi)

150-SOS

SOMALIA

Last 120 days

Text Box: 	The exact situation of the currency in Somalia is unknown. In the south, only the 1000 shiling note remains in circulation today. All other denominations having disappeared. In the more peaceful, northern areas of the country, the 500 shiling note can also still be seen in circulation.
	There is no market for the currencies of Somalia and Somaliland (an unrecognized,  de facto sovereign state from 1991, located in northwest Somalia). 
	Small amounts may go to collectors. A large amounts would be worthless.
Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: free, must declare
 Out: up to amount imported and declared
	Local currency:
  In: free up to 200 SOS (less than 1 USD)
 Out: free up to 200 SOS

SOMALILAND

NOTES (1983+) and COINS (2000+) in circulation in Somalia

NOTES (1994+) and COINS (1998+) in circulation in Somaliland

Oval: to the rates

5000 shillings (2012,17)

1000 shillings (2012,17)

500 shillings (1994)

500 shillings (1996)(overprint)

100 shillings (1994,96 similar)

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5 dollars (2000) year of the dragon

5 dollars (1999) year of the rabbit

5 dollars (1998) R.M.S. Titanic

1000 shillings (2002) R.Burton

20 shillings (2002) Greyhound Dog

10 shillings (2002) Velvet Monkey

5 shillings (2002) R.Burton

5 shillings (2002) Rooster

1 shilling (2002) Bird

 

NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes 

SOS (shillings) 1 000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 (1983+)

xx / xx %

in circulation 

Somaliland shillings 5000, 1000 (2012,17), 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 (1994+)

xx / xx %

 

 

 

 

Coins

SOS shilings 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 (2000+)               

xx / xx %

in circulation  

Somaliland coins (1998+)

Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

637 657

8 863 338

Somali (official)

Islam Sunni

male 46.36

 

Mogadishu 1 208 800

Arabic,English

 

female 49.87

2005 : 600 (229)

 

Italian

 

 

 

SOS 1 000 (1990+)

SOS 500 (1989+)

SOS 100 (1983+)

SOS 50 (1983+)

SOS 20 (1983+)

SOS 10 (1983+)

 

SOS 5 (1983+)

 

100 shillings (2002)

50 shillings (2002)

25 shillings (2001)

10 shillings (2002) year of the pig

10 shillings (2002) year of the dog

10 shillings (2002) year of the rooster

10 shillings (2002) year of the monkey

10 shillings (2002) year of the goat

10 shillings (2002) year of the horse

10 shillings (2002) year of the snake

10 shillings (2002) year of the dragon

10 shillings (2002) year of the rabbit

10 shillings (2002) year of the rat

10 shillings (2002) year of the ox

10 shillings (2002) year of the tiger

 

5 shillings (2002) elephant

 

50 shillings (1994)

20 shillings (1994)

10 shillings (1994)

5 shillings (1994)