Algerian Dinar Currency | Algeria Dinar Banknotes

Algerian Dinar

Algerian dinar Currency:

The dinar is the official currency of Algeria and it is subdivided into 100 santeem. On 1 April 1964 it was introduced by replacing the Algerian new franc at par. The symbol of the Dinar is DA; the Arabic symbol is (د.ج). Central bank of Algeria issued the bank notes.

Coins were introduced in 1964 in the denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 santeem, and 1 dinar. In 1980’s, 5, 10 and 20 santeem were last minted. A new series of coins was introduced in 1992 in the denominations of  ​1⁄4, 1⁄2, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 dinars. To commemorate Algeria's 50th anniversary of independence a 200 dinar bi-metallic coin was issued in 2012. Frequently used coins are 5, 20, 50 dinars and the coins of 1⁄4, 1⁄2, 1, 2, 10, 100 dinars are rarely used.

In 1964, first series of bank notes had been introduced in the denominations of 5, 10, 50 and 100. The next series of banknotes 500 and 1000 dinar notes were issued in 1970 and 1992, respectively. The 100 dinar note is being replaced by coins. Presently the notes of  200, 500, 1000 dinars are frequently used and the notes  of 100, 2000 dinars are rarely used. 

Algerian Dinar

Algerian Dinar (Algeria):

Code: DZD

Symbol: دج (Arabic) or DA (Latin)

Subunit: ​

1⁄100=santeem (defunct)

Banknotes:

200, 500, 1000 dinars, 100, 2000 dinars

Coins:

5, 20, 50 dinars, ​1⁄4, 1⁄2, 1, 2, 10, 100 dinars

Central bank:

Bank of Algeria