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Re: Tajikistan: post-Soviet coinage
« Reply #30 on: October 15, 2020, 07:15:34 PM »
The reverse of the 20 diram coin.
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« Reply #31 on: October 15, 2020, 07:19:00 PM »
The reverse of the 50 diram coin.
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« Reply #32 on: October 15, 2020, 07:27:41 PM »
The 1 somoni featured a portrait of the Tajik poet Mirzo Tursunzoda.
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« Reply #33 on: October 15, 2020, 07:29:09 PM »
The reverse of the 1 somoni coin, with a latent image.

All the somoni denominations were minted in nickel-brass.
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Re: Tajikistan: post-Soviet coinage
« Reply #34 on: October 15, 2020, 07:32:45 PM »
The 3 somoni featured a portrait of the Tajik politician Shirinsho Shotemur.
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Re: Tajikistan: post-Soviet coinage
« Reply #35 on: October 15, 2020, 07:35:16 PM »
The reverse of the 3 somoni coin, also with a latent image.
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Re: Tajikistan: post-Soviet coinage
« Reply #36 on: October 15, 2020, 07:46:09 PM »
The 5 somoni was the highest denomination of the series.

It featured a portrait of Tajik poet and writer Sadriddin Aynii.


The coin seems to be quite scarce.

It too features a latent image on the reverse.
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Re: Tajikistan: post-Soviet coinage
« Reply #37 on: October 15, 2020, 07:48:10 PM »
Another small image of the obverse of the 5 somoni coin of 2019.
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« Reply #38 on: October 15, 2020, 07:49:03 PM »
A question - who can read the Cyrillic script that appears on the latent images of the somoni coins?
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Re: Tajikistan: post-Soviet coinage
« Reply #39 on: October 15, 2020, 09:28:55 PM »
This is the latent image on the 5 Somoni 2019.

A "5" from one view and three letters from the other view.

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Re: Tajikistan: post-Soviet coinage
« Reply #40 on: October 15, 2020, 09:38:45 PM »
Excellent photo. I'm glad I inspired you to take it.  8)

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Re: Tajikistan: post-Soviet coinage
« Reply #41 on: October 15, 2020, 09:46:32 PM »


The 25 diram coin of 2001.





The 1 somoni coin of 2019.



Interesting that the motif on the old diram coins moved up to the newer somoni coins.
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Re: Tajikistan: post-Soviet coinage
« Reply #42 on: October 16, 2020, 04:51:39 AM »
In 2019 Tajikistan issued yet another new coin series.

The denominations consisted of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 dirams and 1, 3 and 5 somoni.


The diram coins were all made of brass-plated steel.

All the diram coins had a common obverse that featured the national emblem.

Below you see the obverse of the 2 diram coin of 2019.

2019 series removed crown from the denomination side of 1, 3 and 5 Somoni coins.
Any specific reason?

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Re: Tajikistan: post-Soviet coinage
« Reply #43 on: October 16, 2020, 01:05:26 PM »
None that I know of. Maybe they just wanted a bit of variety in the designs.
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