10 Denari, 1993

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Front: Houses on mountainside in Krusevo

Back: Ilenden Monument in Krusevo

Ilenden Monument is a museum unveiled August 2, 1974, on the 30th anniversary of the first session of ASNOM (Anti-Fascist Assembly of the National Liberation of Macedonia), as well as the 71st anniversary of the Ilinden uprising. The futuristic monument was designed by a late architect-artist couple Iskra and Jordan Grabul.


Ilenden Monument

Ilenden Monument

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20 Denari, 1993

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Front: 16th century clock tower in Skopje

Back: Turkish bath in Skopje (now National Gallery of Macedonia)


Clock Tower

Clock Tower

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National Gallery

National Gallery

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10 Denari, 2007

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Front: Torso of Goddess Isis

Back: Mosaic, peacock

Courtesy noteshobby


50 Denari, 1996

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Front: Byzantine copper follis of Anastasia

Back: Archangel Gabriel in Church of Saint George in Kurbinovo

The frescoes in this church were painted in 1191 when Byzantine Empire ruled the territory of present Republic of Macedonia


Archangel Gabriel

Archangel Gabriel

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100 Denari, 2000
Millennium Commemorative

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Front: Baroque wooden ceiling rosette in Debar town house

Back: Skopje (seen through the town house window) by Dutch printer Jacobus Harevin in 1594

Courtesy yuri minkin


100 Denari, 2009

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Front: Baroque wooden ceiling rosette in Debar town house

Back: Skopje (seen through the town house window) by Dutch printer Jacobus Harevin in 1594

Courtesy soufagoof


Jacobus Harevin's Skopje

Jacobus Harevin's Skopje

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200 Denari, 2016

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Front: Early medieval bronze fibula (found near Prilep); Relief of the Old Testament Psalm 41 (terracotta icon from Vinica)

Back: Artistic elements on the façade of Colorful Mosque (Šarena Džamija, Alaca Cami), Tetovo; Marble tiles with floral designs of Isaak Beg Mosque (Isak Džamija), Bitola

Courtesy vapvia


500 Denari, 2003

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Front: 6th century golden death mask from Trebenista, ohrid

Back: Violet poppy flower and plant

Courtesy yuri minkin


Golden Death Mask

golden death mask

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1000 Denari, 2003

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Front: Madonna Episkepsis in St. Vrach Mali church, Ohrid

Back: Part of Church of St. Sophia, Ohrid

The church is one of the most important monuments of Macedonia, housing architecture and art from the Middle Ages.

Courtesy yuri minkin


Madonna Episkepsis

Madonna Episkepsis

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Church of St. Sophia

Church of St. Sophia

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2000 Denari, 2016

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Front: Bronze artifact in the form of cup poppy (discovered in Suva Reka, Gevgelija); Macedonian bridal dress from Prilep

Back: Decoration on the inside of a gilded bowl (XVI century), "Source of Life" peacocks

Courtesy vapvia


5000 Denari, 1996

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Front: Bronze statue of Tetovo Maenad VI

Back: Hell's watching dog Cerberus tied to a fig tree (mosaic)

Courtesy bellnine999

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Macedonia, bordered by Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Greece and Albania, was part of Yugoslavia. Became independent in 1992. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Macedonia.




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