Somalia 50 New Somali Shillings, 1991, P-R2a.2

Pick: R2a.2
Date: 1991
Book Value: USD $15.00
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Somalia 50 New Somali Shillings, 1991, P-R2a.2
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Issued by: Bankiga Dhexe ee Soomaaliya (Central Bank of Somalia)
 Date: 1991
 Type: Banknote
 Material: Paper
 Size: 138 x 71 mm
 Security Thread:  Solid yellow security thread
 Watermark: Sayyīd Mohammed Abdullah Hassan
 Printer: De La Rue

GUDDOOMIYAHA – Omar Ahmed Omar


LACAGHAYAHA – Hassan Elmi Barkhadle

Other Details: Prefix BL; BP; BQ; BR. Large serial #

- Authorized by Decree of 18.09.1990 (thus by the Central Government of President Siad Barré)

- Delivered in November 1991 by the manufacturer into the turmoil and disturbancies of the Somali Civil War, with Central Government no longer effective and no functioning Central Bank

- Seized by United Somali Congress (USC) interim President Ali Mahdi Mohamed, whose Army and supporters were referred to as "Mogadiscio Northern Forces", where these notes continued to circulate in the areas under their control (i.e. north and around Mogadiscio)

- later (in 2000), further unauthorized N-Shilin were imported by businessmen

Green, Brown, Blue

Front: Coat of arms, Weaver with loom
 Reverse: Man, children, donkey

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