500 Tolarjev

500 Tolarjev -  obverse500 Tolarjev -  reverse

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Country Slovenia
Period Republic (1991-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1992-2005
Value 500 Tolarjev (500 SIT)
Currency Tolar (1991-2006)
Composition Paper
Size 150 × 75 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 01-15-2007
References P# 16
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.


The hand engraved portrait of the architect Jože Plečnik is the main motif on the front of the banknote. The profile silhouette made in microwriting technique completes the image. In the left hand area of the banknote a pair of compasses and a circle are drawn. The watermark bears the face of Jože Plečnik.

Jože Plečnik (1872 - 1957)

Bank of Slovenia
500 Tolars


The main design of the back of the banknote is a drawing of the eastern facade of the National and University Library of Ljubljana. On the bottom of the banknote the ground plan of the Library is represented.


Bank of Slovenia
500 Tolars


The tolar banknotes featured designs by Miljenko Licul and Zvone Kosovelj, with portraits by the artist Rudi Španzel.

Date of issue: 15 January 1992 ; 15 January 2001 ; 15 January 2005
Put in circulation: 30 September 1992, 20 June 2001 ; 20 June 2005
Out of circulation: 15 January 2007

Only differences between the banknotes are date of issue and/or signatures of the member of the governing board on the back side.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1992  53% P#16a: 15. 1.1992
2001  43% P#16b: 15.1.2001 - BM, BN, BP, BR, BS, BT
2001  0% P#16br: 15.1.2001 - AZ (Replacement)
2005  33% P#16c: 15.1.2005 - BU, BV (Replacement)
2005  0% P#16cr: 15.1.2005 - AZ (Replacement)

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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