Armenian Money (ADM)

Description:

The dram (AMD) is the monetary unit of Armenia. The word "dram" translates into English as "money" and is cognate with the Greek drachma and the Arabic dirham. The Central Bank of Armenia has the exclusive right of issuing the national currency according to Armenian law. 


Coins:
In 1994, coins were introduced by the Central Bank of Armenia in denominations of 10, 20 and 50 luma, 1, 3, 5 and 10 dram. The 10 dram is struck in aluminium, the 20 dram in copper-plated steel, the 50 dram in brass-plated steel, 100 dram in nickel-plated steel and 200 dram in brass. The 500 dram coin is bimetallic with a brass outer ring and cupronickel centre. The Central Bank also produces commemorative coins.

10 coins
20 coins
50 coins
100 coins
200 coins
500 coins

Banknotes:

A first series of banknotes was issued in November 1993. It was withdrawn from circulation by 2005. A second series was issued from 1998 onwards which is still in use as of 2013.Banknotes currently in circulation are:

1000 dram
5000 dram
10,000 dram
20,000 dram
50,000 dram
100,000 dram