Uzbekistan to issue 100,000 soum bills today
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 25
By Fakhri Vakilov - Trend:
Uzbekistan will issue new banknotes in denominations of 100,000 soums to circulation today, Trend reports via the Uzbek media.
Earlier, the Uzbek Central Bank stated that citizens will be able to see the banknotes on February 25, 2019.
The banknote is put into circulation in order to increase convenience when making cash payments and to reduce the costs associated with making payments, storing and transporting cash.
Moreover, the new banknotes will increase the efficiency of receiving cash from ATMs.
The theme of the 100,000 soum banknotes is devoted to the great Uzbek scientist Mirzo Ulugbek and his achievements in astronomy. The banknote of 144x78 mm size is made on special protected paper.
There is a watermark in the shape of Mirzo Ulugbek's portrait and a filigree watermark in the shape of the figure 100,000 on the right edge of the banknote inside a white oval field.
The prevailing colors on the banknote are light brown and blue.
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