Mongolia is a nation bordered by China and Russia. It is known for its vastness, rugged expanses and nomadic culture. Its capital, Ulaanbaatar, is centred around the Chinggis Khaan (Genghis Khan) Square, named for the notorious founder of the 13th- and 14th-century Mongol Empire.
The togrog or tugrik is the official currency of Mongolia. It was historically subdivided into 100 mongo. Currently, the lowest denomination in regular use is the 10-togrog note and the highest is the 20,000-togrog note.
Today let’s see a 25 Togrog banknote issued in the year 1966. The note specifications are as follows:
The front has the Portrait of Damdiny Sühbaatar (Sukhe Bator; Sukhe-Bataar) to right with the Coat of Arms featuring a horse rider and a rising sun behind a mountain to left. The back has Buddhist "Eternal Knots". The note sports the Watermark of repeated pattern of Buddhist "Eternal Knots". The texts on the note read “Bank of Mongolia; Twenty Five Tugrik; Horin Tavan Togrog.” Image Courtesy: Google Images