R 2

SOMALIA - Mogadiscio Northern Forces

Value

50 N-Shilin Soomaali / New Somali Shillings

Issued by

Bankiga Dhexe ee Soomaaliya / Central Bank of Somalia

Date

1991

Remark

- Authorized by Decree of 18.09.1990 (thus by the Central Government of President Siad Barré)
- Delivered in November 1991 by the manufacturer into the turmoil and disturbancies of the Somali Civil War, with Central Government no longer effective and no functioning Central Bank
- Seized by United Somali Congress (USC) interim President Ali Mahdi Mohamed, whose Army and supporters were referred to as "Mogadiscio Northern Forces", where these notes continued to circulate in the areas under their control (i.e. north and around Mogadiscio)

- later (in 2000), further unauthorized N-Shilin were imported by businessmen


 Weaver

 Man, children, donkey

R2(1)

serial # prefix AA - BD
official issue


R2(2)

serial # prefix XA, XD, XY
unauthorized import by businessmen (2000)


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