Here are more old pre-2005 Turkish
Lira notes (bills) and coins, now no
longer in circulation. Do not
On January 1, 2009,
a new series
of Turkish Lira notes was introduced.
You should accept only
these Turkish Lira notes.
Turkish Lira (YTL:
Yeni Türk Lirasi), current
from 2005 through 2008, made the
old pre-2005 Turkish Lira (Türk
TL, TRL) notes and coins obsolete.
tries to pay you with old pre-2005
series notes or New Turkish Lira (YTL)
not accept them! Insist
on the 2009
series Turkish Lira notes.
It's not that the old pre-2005 Turkish
Lira and 2005-to-2008 New Turkish Lira
notes are valueless. Rather, they're
inconvenient: they may be exchanged
for the current notes only at
Bank (TC Merkez Bankasi) offices
or, in the absence of a Central Bank
office, at a TC Ziraat Bankasi office,
until December 31, 2016.
If you don't do that, you'll probably
have to find some other sucker to accept
them, and it won't be a Turk.
LeftoverCurrency.com says it will buy these old notes from you, though at quite a discount. More...
is equal to (old) TL1,000,000. In
other words, a million old
liras became one new lira.
Lira is divided into 100 kurus (koo-ROOSH).
Here are the old pre-2005
ATMs (Cash Machines)