January 1, 2005 marked the introduction of the New Turkish Lira (Yeni Türk Lirasi, YTL), with six less zeros than the old Turkish Lira (TL) currency.
On January 1, 2009, these 2005-series notes were replaced with 2009-series Turkish Lira (TL) notes. More…
Though the examples below are not actual size, you can see what 2005-series “New Turkish Lira” (YTL) bills/notes look like. (Örnektir Geçmez means “Specimen—Not Negotiable.” This is not printed on the real bills/notes, of course.)
Do not accept these YTL notes! Accept only the 2009-series Turkish Lira notes!
LeftoverCurrency.com says it will buy these old notes from you. More…
YTL1 (equal to old TL1 million) looks like this:
YTL5 (equal to old TL5 million) looks like this:
YTL10(equal to old TL10 million) looks like this:
The Turkish Lira (Türk Lirasi)