The National Bank of Kyrgyzstan put into circulation renewed banknotes on March 1. The appearance of 50, 100 soms banknotes was changed.
The website of the National Bank of Kyrgyzstan reported that it is the fourth series of the bills. They have a distinct portrait made by a classical method. The banknotes have the year of issue — 2016. The modified banknotes of the national currency of the 4th series will act along with the previously issued bills.
Recall, new 100, 200 and 500 soms banknotes were put in circulation in Kyrgyzstan on January 1, 2017. 200 soms bills were taken most negatively. People said that the portrait of the poet Alykul Osmonov on them was fuzzy. The National Bank has denied all the criticism.