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 Bosnian Currency

 

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Currency Name & Abbreviations

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During the Bosnian War of Independence (1992-1995) and in the immediate post-war period, Bosnian dinar was used as a temporary currency.

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On June 22, 1998, Bosnian Central Bank introduced the current monetary unit called konvertibilna marka (convertible mark). One Bosnian marka has 100 fenings.

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Bosnian currency was once pegged 1-to-1 to the Deutsche Mark, thus the names marka and fenings (from German Pfennig).

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The Bosnian marka's official international abbreviation is BAM.
However, when prices are quoted locally, the abbreviation KM is used instead.
 

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Currency Value

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Once the Deutsche Mark was absorbed into the euro (), the Bosnian convertible marka's exchange rate has been fixed at:
           
            1 = 1.95583 BAM    or    1 BAM = 0.51129
Source: Bosnian Central Bank
 

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For US dollar values of euro, check, for instance, CNN Money


 

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Banknote & Coin Images

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Convertible marka:
    Banknotes & coins from Bosnian Central Bank

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Old Bosnian dinars:
    Notes only