1994 | 1999-2017

1 Somoni, 1999

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Front: Mirzo Tursunzoda (1911-1977), poet

Tursunzoda collected Tajik oral literature, wrote poetry of his own about social change in Tajikistan, and turned out various works on popular political themes of the moment. He won the Lenin Prize in 1960 for his poem Sadoi Osiyo.

Back: National Bank of Tajikistan building


National Bank of Tajikistan

National Bank of Tajikistan

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10 Somoni, 1999

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Front: Mir Saiyid Ali Hamadani (1281-1384), author and poet

Hamadani, also known as Shah-i-Hamadan, was born at an Iranian town of Hamadan. He was the author of several books and was also a poet.

Back: Historical medieval monument


3 Somoni, 2010

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Front: Shirinsho Shotemur, (1899-1937), prominent Tajik politician

Back: Majlisi Olii (Tajik Parliament building), Dushanbe

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200 Somoni, 2010

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Front: Nusratullo Makhsum, (1881-1937), Tajikstani Soviet politician

Back: National Library, Dushanbe

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500 Somoni, 2010 Hybrid Polymer

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Front: Abu Abdullah Rudaki (858-941), founder of Tajik classic literature

Back: Palace of Nations in Dushanbe

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Palace of Nations

Palace of Nations

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5 Somoni, 1999 (2010)

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Front: Sadriddin Ayni (1878-1954), Tajikistan's national poet and one of the most important writers in the country's history

Back: Abuabdullo Rudaki shrine

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10 Somoni, 2017

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Front: Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadani (1314-1384), poet and a prominent Shafi'i Muslim scholar

Back: Mausoleum of Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadoni in Kulob

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20 Somoni, 2017

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Front: Abuali ibn Sino (980-1037), Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant physicians, astronomers, thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age

Back: Hissor fortress

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50 Somoni, 2017

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Front: Bobojon Gafurov (1908-1977), Tajik historian, academician, and the author of several books published in Russian and Tajik, including History of Tajikistan and The Tajiks

Back: Choikhanai Sibne tea house, Dushanbe

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100 Somoni, 2017

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Front: Isma'il ibn Ahmad (849 AD-907 AD), Samanid emir of Transoxiana and Khorasan

Back: Presidential palace, Dushanbe

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Tajikistan, bordered by Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, and Afghanistan, was Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic of the U.S.S.R. Became independent in 1990. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Tajikistan.




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