Turkish lira
Official bank or department
Contact information

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
Head Office
Istiklal Cad. 10
06100 Ankara

Tel.: +90 312 310 3646
Fax: +90 312 312 4308

General information about the reproduction of banknotes
Reproduction in printed media

A banknote may be reproduced if at least one of the following criteria is met:

  • One-sided reproductions are less than 75% or more than 125% of the size of the original banknote.
  • Double-sided reproductions are less than 50% or more than 200% of the size of the original banknote.
  • The reproduction is printed on a material other than paper (e.g. metal).
Reproduction in electronic media

For publicly accessible digital images, a reproduction of a banknote must meet both of the following criteria:

  • The resolution of the image is 72 dpi or less.
  • The wording "ÖRNEKTİR GEÇMEZ" or "SPECIMEN" is printed diagonally across the reproduction in Arial (or similar) font, with the length of that wording at least 75% of the length of the reproduction and the height of the wording at least 15% of the height of the reproduction. Further information is available via the link “Reproduction and publication of pictures and images of banknotes”.