Bosnia and Herzegovina dinar

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Bosnia and Herzegovina dinar
Bosanskohercegovački dinar Босанскохерцеговачки динар  (Bosnian)
Bosnia and Herzegovina dinar.png
ISO 4217
Code BAD
 1/100 para
Plural The language(s) of this currency belong(s) to the Slavic languages. There is more than one way to construct plural forms.
Symbol BAD
Banknotes 10, 25, 50, 100, 500, 1000 dinara
Coins none
User(s) Bosnia and Herzegovina
Central bank Central Bank of Bosnia Herzegovina
Pegged with Deutschmark = 100 dinars
This infobox shows the latest status before this currency was rendered obsolete.

The Bosnia and Herzegovina dinar was the independent currency of Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina between 1992 and 1998.


Bosnia and Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia in March 1992. The first Bosnian dinar was issued in July, 1992, replacing the 1990 version of Yugoslav dinar at the rate of 1 Bosnia dinar = 10 Yugoslav "1990 dinara". Consequently, the Bosnian dinar was at par with the 1992 version of the Yugoslav dinar when it was introduced.

The first issues were overstamps on Yugoslav banknotes. After suffering from high inflation, a second dinar was introduced in 1994, replacing the first at a rate of 1 "new" dinar = 10,000 "old" dinara. Both these dinars were restricted in their circulation to the areas under Bosniak control. The Croat areas used the Croatian dinar and kuna, whilst the Serb areas used the Republika Srpska dinar.

The convertible mark replaced the dinar in 1998. As the name indicated, the mark was convertible into the Deutsche Mark until the latter was replaced by the euro.

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