Tiyin: coin from Republic of Uzbekistan (1994-...); 1/100 soʻm


50 tiyin (тийин), 1994: Republic of Uzbekistan

50 tiyin (тийин), 1994: Republic of Uzbekistan

The legend in Cyrillic (used in Uzbekistan from 1939 to the beginning of the 90s) as well as the name of the state at the bottom of the coat of arms — ЎЗБЕКИСТОН.

50 ТИЙИН - 1994: 50 tiyin, 1994.

Cotton branches.

ЎЗБЕКИСТОН РЕСПУБЛИКАСИ: Republic of Uzbekistan.

Coat of arms of Uzbekistan (Huma bird, — in Iranian and Arabic mythology, as well as in the Arabized mythology of the peoples of Central Asia — a magic bird, symbol of happiness); 12 stars representing 12 provinces of Uzbekistan.

Inscription on edge of coin with a spelling error: ЗЛЛИК ТИЙИН instead ЭЛЛИК ТИЙИН (fifty tiyin).

Variety of coins without dots around obverse.

Tashkent Mint of the State Enterprise "Davlat Belgisi", Uzbekistan.

  • Nickel plated steel: 23.9 mm - 4.8 g
  • Reference price: 0.8$

COIN TIYIN — WHERE & WHEN (coins catalog: by names & emitents)
  1. REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN (1994-...): tiyin = 1/100 soʻm

The name of the coin tiyin (Uzbek "Тийин") translated from the Turkic languages means "squirrel", whose fur in ancient times played the role of money in trade.
In Soviet times, a kopeck of the USSR in the Central Asian region was called tiyin (as well as related names: tiyn of Kazakhstan and tyiyn of Kyrgyzstan).