KUWAIT Paper Money INDEX,
1961 - Present Issues

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Chief of State:
صباح الأحمد الجابر الصباح
Amir SABAH al-Ahmad
al-Jabir al-Sabah
24.1.2006 - present


Head of Government (PM):
جابر مبارك الحمد الصباح
JABIR AL-MUBARAK
al-Hamad al-Sabah

30.11.2011 - present

دولة الكويت
KUWAIT Banknotes Index, 1961 to Present Issues

دولة الكويت
State of Kuwait

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
 IND currency <1959; IND Persian Gulf Rupee 1959-61; KWT 1961 >

 
Kuwait Currency History
IND currency used until 1959
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
IND Gulf Rupees used 1959-61
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) = $3.3 US Dollars (USD)    4.2.2016
 

FORMAL NAME

PAGE 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 1 P.1 - P.5 - 10 Dinars L.1961(1961-82) Kuwait Currency Board
KUWAIT Papaer Money, 1970-71 Issues 6 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 11 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 17 P.17 - P.22 - 20 Dinars L.1968, 92(1992) Central Bank of Kuwait
KUWAIT Paper MOney, 1994 Issues 23 P.23 - P.28 - 20 Dinars L.1968, 94(1994) Central Bank of Kuwait
Images Needed New P.29 - P.34 - 20 Dinars L.? (2014) Central Bank of Kuwait

Collector Series

KUWAIT Paper Money, 1991-2001 Commemorative Issues CS1 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.


KUWAIT LINKS

Banknotes of Kuwait by Peter J. Symes,
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VIDEO -Brief Kuwait History
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CIA World Factbook - Kuwait

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