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دولة الكويت
KUWAIT Banknotes Index, 1961 > Issues

دولة الكويت
State of Kuwait

History: 224AD Meshan(Sassanid); 636AD Kadhima(Rashid, IRQ); 1521 PRT; 1534 TUR; IRN 1623; 1871 TUR; 1914 GBR Protectorate; 1922 KWT-SAU Neutral Zone; 1961 KWT; 1990 IRQ; 1991 KWT >

Kuwait Currency History
IND currency used until 1959 IND Gulf Rupees used 1959-61
India Paper Money, 5 Rupees 1871-1915 Issues India Paper Money, 5 Rupees 1919-24 Issues IndP.UNLA7c10Rupees16.1.1901BomaySig.O.T.BarrowCA95PPS.jpg IndP.A19c1000Rupees9.8.1918BombaySIg.H.Denning.jpg India Paper Money, 1949-67 Issues India Paper Money, 1943-67 Issues IndP.R25RupeesND1960s.jpg
The first banknotes attributable to Kuwait were issued in 1961.

The Kuwait Dinar is considered the strongest currency in the world

1 Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD) =
$3.22 US Dollars (USD) on 28.9.2022

 Current Exchange Rates

 KWT        USD


Current Issues

P.29 - P.34 - 20 Dinars ND (2014) Central Bank of Kuwait

All Issues

FORMAL NAME

CATALOG NO's DENOMINATIONS DATES ISSUING AUTHORITY

مشيخة الكويت
Sheikdom of Kuwait

3.11.1914 - 19.6.1961 British Protectorate

دولة الكويت
State of Kuwait

 19.6.1961 KWT; 1990 IRQ; 1991 KWT
KUWAIT Paper Money, 1961 Issues P.1 - P.5 - 10 Dinars L.1961(1961-82) Kuwait Currency Board
KUWAIT Papaer Money, 1970-71 Issues P.6 - P.10 - 10 Dinars L.1968(1970-82) Central Bank of Kuwait

جمهورية الكويت
Republic of Kuwait

IRQ occupation 4.8.1990 - 7.8.1990

الحكومة المؤقتة لتحرير الكويت
Provisional Government of Free Kuwait

IRQ occupation 7.8.1990 - 8.8.1990

محافظة الكويت
Kuwait Governorate

IRQ occupation 28.8.1990 - 26.2.1991
KUWAIT Paper Money, 1980-91 Issues P.11 - P.16 - 20 Dinars L.1968(1980-91) Central Bank of Kuwait

دولة الكويت
State of Kuwait

 26.2.1991 KWT
KUWAIT Paper Money, 1992 Issues P.17 - P.22 - 20 Dinars L.1968, 92(1992) Central Bank of Kuwait
KUWAIT Paper MOney, 1994 Issues P.23 - P.28 - 20 Dinars L.1968, 94(1994) Central Bank of Kuwait
P.29 - P.34 - 20 Dinars L.2014,
14(2014)
Central Bank of Kuwait
Images Needed P.New When Issued Central Bank of Kuwait

Collector Series

KUWAIT Paper Money, 1991-2001 Commemorative Issues P.CS1 - P.CS2 1 Dinar 1993, 2001 Central Bank of Kuwait

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

  TH    We gratefully acknowledge Tod Hunt for providing images.
ML   We gratefully acknowledge Morris Lawing for images.
PNC   We gratefully acknowledge The Paul Newman Collection for images


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