National currency of Armenia

Dram - currency of ArmeniaThe national currency of Armenia, the dram, was first issued on November 22, 1993. 1 dram can be divided into 100 lum. The name dram comes from Greek, and it means money. The first recorded use of the name was in the 12th century, when there were silver coins called dram. Today, there are several denominations of coins and banknotes. Coins usually come in 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 dram denominations, while banknotes are in 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 and 100,000 dram denominations. The banknotes currently in circulation have been used since 1998, when old notes were removed from circulation. The new banknotes were designed by experts from Germany and England, and feature historical and cultural monuments. For example, in 2001, the 50,000 dram note was changed to honor the 1700th anniversary of the adoption of Christianity in Armenia, and other notes feature famous places and people.

 National currency of Armenia
10 dram
 National currency of Armenia
20 dram

 

 National currency of Armenia
50 dram
 National currency of Armenia
100 dram

 

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200 dram
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500 dram

 

 National currency of Armeni
1000 dram (front)
 National currency of Armenia
1000 dram (back)

 

 National currency of Armenia
5000 dram (front)
 National currency of Armenia
5000 dram (back)

 

 National currency of Armenia
10000 dram (front)
  National currency of Armenia
10000 dram (back)

 

 National currency of Armenia
20000 dram (front)
 National currency of Armenia
20000 dram (back)

 

 National currency of Armenia
50000 dram (front)
 National currency of Armenia
50000 dram (back)

 

 National currency of Armenia
100000 dram (front)
 National currency of Armenia
100000 dram (back)