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Below is a list of numismatic events that occurred in 1993.

Events[]

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Many countries replaced the Soviet ruble with their own currencies in 1993.

  • January 1: Mexico introduces the second Mexican peso.
  • February 7: The Czechoslovak koruna is replaced by the Czech koruna and the Slovak koruna in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, respectively.
  • March 1: The current Uruguayan peso is introduced.
  • March 27: The Central Bank of Armenia is established, and the dram replaces the Soviet ruble as the currency of Armenia.
  • April 5: The lari replaces the Soviet ruble as the currency of Georgia.
  • May 5: The second Macedonian denar is introduced.
  • May 10: The som replaces the Soviet ruble as the currency of Kyrgyzstan.
  • August 5: The Qatar Monetary Agency becomes the Qatar Central Bank.
  • October: The Angolan novo kwanza becomes the least valued currency unit, succeeding the Zairean zaire.
  • October 1: The Yugoslav dinar is revalued.
  • October 1: The second Krajina dinar is introduced.
  • November: The tenge replaces the Soviet ruble as the currency of Kazakhstan.
  • November 1: The manat replaces the Soviet ruble as the currency of Turkmenistan.
  • November 29: The cupon is replaced by the leu in Moldova.
  • The Bank of Namibia is established.
  • The Namibian dollar replaces the South African rand as the main currency of Namibia.
  • The Lithuanian talonas is replaced by the litas.
  • The Latvian rublis is replaced by the lats.
  • The Brazilian cruzeiro is replaced by the Brazilian cruzeiro real.
  • The stelo loses its status as the monetary unit of Esperanto.
  • The som replaces the Soviet ruble as the currency of Uzbekistan.

Births[]

Deaths[]

  • Walter H. Breen, American numismatist

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