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Serbian Dinar (RSD) Profile

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Currency name: 
Currency code: 
Currency symbol: 

RSD or РСД (unofficial: din. or дин.)

Subunit: 
1/100, para (not in circulation)
Coins freq used: 
1 РСД, 2 РСД, 5 РСД, 10 РСД, 20 РСД
Coins rarely used: 
 
Banknotes freq used: 
10 РСД, 20 РСД, 50 РСД, 100 РСД, 200 РСД, 500 РСД, 1000 РСД
Banknotes rarely used: 
2000 РСД , 5000 РСД
Central bank: 
National Bank of Serbia (www.nbs.rs)
Currency users: 
Currency user map: 

Serbian dinar users

Serbian dinar is the currency of Serbia. It is also used in some Serb-majority areas of Kosovo. 

Serbia is a former Yugoslavia (officially named Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, SFRY) state. Yugoslavia was historically existed from 1943 to 1992 and now it made up with six recognized states of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia and one limited-recognized state, Kosovo.  Three of them, Slovenia, Montenegro and Kosovo use the euro as their currencies but only Slovenia officially adopted the euro strictly following ERM (The European Exchange Rate Mechanism) rules.

Serbia started to officially apply for European Union membership in December 2009 and received a full candidate status on 1st March 2012. 

Former Yugoslavia  (Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, SFRY) (Exchange date is as of Feb. 1st 2013)
States Currency name Code 1 USD= 1 EUR= 1 GBP= Notes
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark BAM 1.43307 1.95583 2.25006  
Croatia Croatian kuna HRK 5.60145 7.64474 8.79423  
Macedonia Macedonian denar MKD 47.08730 64.26480 73.95280  
Montenegro Euro EUR 0.73270 1.00000 1.15023 see note <1>
Serbia Serbian dinar RSD 81.24840 110.88600 127.55700  
Slovenia Euro EUR 0.73270 1.00000 1.15023  
Kosovo Euro EUR 0.73270 1.00000 1.15023 see note <2>

Notes:
<1>.  Both Montenegro and Kosovo are not the European Union (EU) members and they are unofficial users of euro.
<2>. Kosovo self-declaired independence from Serbia in 2008 and has obtained limited recognitions internationally.

Serbian dinar history

The Serbian dinar has been used since 2003 when the state union country of Serbia and Montenegro (existed years: 2003-2006) was transformed from Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY; existed years: 1992-2003), replacing the former currency of Yugoslav dinar (currency code: YUM) at par.

The currency code of Serbian dinar during the year of 2003 to 2006 was CSD. It has been replaced with RSD since 2006 when Serbia republic was declared independent.
Currently in circulation Serbian dinar version was introduced starting from 2nd July 2003.

Serbian dinar coins and banknotes

Serbian dinar is subdivided into 100 para which is no longer in circulation.

Currently in circulation coins denominations are 1dinar, 2, 5, 10, 20 dinars (plural of dinar). Currently frequently used Serbian dinar banknotes are in denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, dinars.

Serbian dinar and the currency of dinar

Dinar is a currency unit. It has a similar name version, denar. Both dinar and denar names derive from the ancient monetary unit, the denarius.

Countries currently using the dinar or similar (exchange rate refer to: Feb.1st, 2013)
Countries Location-continent Currency name  Code 1 USD= 1 EUR= 1 GBP=
Algeria Africa Algerian dinar DZD 77.170 105.286 121.153
Bahrain Asia Bahraini dinar BHD 0.37700 0.51436 0.59187
Iraq Asia Iraqi dinar IQD 1163.000 1158.730 1825.850
Jordan Asia Jordanian dinar JOD 0.70770 0.96555 1.11105
Kuwait Asia Kuwaiti dinar KWD 0.28110 0.38352 0.44131
Libya Africa Libyan dinar LYD 1.25330 1.70994 1.96762
Macedonia Europe Macedonian denar MKD 46.730 63.756 73.364
Serbia Europe Serbian dinar RSD 81.250 110.854 127.559
Tunisia Africa Tunisian dinar TND 1.53100 2.08882 2.40359
Countries and regions which previously used the dinar.
Countries Currency name Code Years Notes
Serbian Krajina Krajina dinar / 1992–1994 Serbian Krajina was a self-proclaimed Serb entity within Croatia, with no international recognition.It formally existed from 1991 to 1995 and was peacefully reintegrated into Croatia in 1998.
Republika srpska dinar / 1992–1998 Republika srpska was recognized as Bosnia and Herzegovina on 14 December 1995
South Yemen South Yemen dinar YDD 1965–1990 South Yemen united with North Yemen and formed the present-day Republic of Yemen ("Yemen") in 1990.
Sudan Sudanese dinar SDD 1992–2007 Sudanese dinar was replaced by Sudanese Pound (code: SDG).
1.Kingdom of Yugoslavia, 1918-1943
2.Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia(SFRY), 1943-1992
3. Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY),1992-2003
Yugoslav dinar YUD (1965–1989),
YUN (1990–1992),
YUR (1992–1993),
YUO (1993),
YUG (1994),
YUM (1994–2003)
1920–2003 1. Yugosivia was dissolved in 2003. Now it made up with six recognized states of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia and one limited-recognized state, Kosovo. 
2.1918-1920: Yugoslav krone
Bosnia and Herzegovina Herzegovina dinar BAD 1992–1998 1. Bosnia and Herzegovina is former Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, SFRY) state.
2. Currently in circulation currency is Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark (code: BAM)
Croatia Croatian dinar HRD 1991–1994 1. Croatia is former Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, SFRY) state.
2. Currently in circulation currency is Croatian kuna (code: HRK).
Kosovo Yugoslavian dinar   1945–1999 Kosovo once was part of Serbia. It self-declared independence in 2008 and has obtained limited-recognitions internationally.
Iran Iranian rial was divided into at first 1250 and then 100 dinars