Belarusian ruble currency | Belarus Bank Notes
Belarusian ruble Currency:
Belarusian ruble is the official currency of Belarus and it is subdivided into 100 kopeks. The symbol of Belarusian ruble is Br. The National Bank of the Republic of Belarus is the issuing authority. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union until May 1992, the Soviet ruble circulated in Belarus alongside Belarusian ruble and the new Russian ruble banknotes. In May 1992, they were replaced by notes that were issued by National Bank of the Republic of Belarus. The code of first Belarus ruble was BYB and it was replaced the Soviet currency at the rate of 1 Belarusian ruble = 10 Soviet rubles.Before the ruble became the official currency of the country it took about 2 years. A new ruble (BYR) was introduced in 2000 by replacing the old ruble at a rate of 1 BYR = 1,000 BYB. This time only banknotes and commemorative coins were issued.Againin July 2016, a new ruble (BYN) was introduced by replacing the previous one at a rate of 1 BYN = 10,000 BYR.
For the first time in the history of Belarus, the coins were introduced in the year 2016. Prior to 2016, Belarus was among the selected nations who have seldom minted the coins for circulation.
Presentlythe coins in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 kopecks are in circulation. Bank notes in the denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 rubles are frequently used and 200, 500 rubles are rarely used.
Belarusian Ruble (Belarus):
5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 rubles
1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 kapiejkas, 1, 2 rubles
National Bank of the Republic of Belarus