1/2 Dinar, 1973

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Front: Habib Bourguiba (1903-2000), President of Tunisia 1957-1987

Bourguiba was educated at Sadiki College in Tunis, and the University of Paris, France, where he studies law. He struggled for Tunisia's independence, and became the country's first president in 1957.

Back: Landscape with sheep and assorted produce


1 Dinar, 1973

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Front: Habib Bourguiba (1903-2000), President of Tunisia 1957-1987

Back: Industrial scenes


1 Dinar, 1980

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Front: Habib Bourguiba (1903-2000), President of Tunisia 1957-1987

Back: Village of Korbous in the "Cap Bon"


5 Dinars, 1983

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Front: Habib Bourguiba (1903-2000), President of Tunisia 1957-1987

Back: Hydroelectric Dam


10 Dinars, 1994

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The note was issued on the 7th anniversary of the overthrown of the Bourguiba Government.

Front: Ibn Khaldoun (1332-1406), a famous Arab historiographer and historian

Back: Open book of "7 Novembre 1987"


5 Dinars, 2013 (2014)

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Front: City of Carthage; Hannibal (247 BC-183 or 182 BC), a Punic Carthaginian military commander

Hannibal is considered one of the greatest generals of antiquity

Back: Carthaginian ships



Marble Bust of Hannibal

Bust of Hannibal

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10 Dinars, 2013

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Front: Abou el Kacem Chebbi (1909-1934), Tunisian poet

Back: Arches of Medersa Bachia in Medina

Medersa Bachia was originally built (around 1752) as a school dedicated for the teaching of Quran. It was restored and converted into a center of learning in 1980 by the Ministry of Vocational Training and Employment.

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Arches of Medersa Bachia

Medersa Bachia

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20 Dinars, 2011

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Front: Kheireddine Pacha, sometimes called Kheireddine Ettounsi, (1822-1890), Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire 1878-1879

Back: Sadiki Collge building

Sadiki College, also known as Collège Sadiki, is a lycée (high school) in Tunis, Tunisia. It was established in 1875. Associations formed by its alumni played a major role in the early constitutionalist movement in the country.

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Kheireddine Pacha

Kheireddine Pacha

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Sadiki College

Sadiki College

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50 Dinars, 2011

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Front: Ibn Rashiq Al Qayrawani (-1064), Tunisian Author

Back: Kasbah Square, Tunis

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Kasbah Square

Kasbah Square

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20 Dinars, 2017

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Front: Farhat Hached (1914-1952), Tunisian trades unionist

Back: Aerial view and close-up of Roman amphitheatre in El Jem; Corinthian column

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Tunisia, located on the northern coast of Africa, was a French protectorate in 1881. Granted internal autonomy in 1955, and independence in 1956. It abolished the monarchy and established a republic in 1957. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Tunisia.




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