Eritrean Nakfa

Eritrean Nakfa

The nakfa (ISO 4217 code: ERN) is the currency of Eritrea and was introduced on 8 November 1997 to replace the Ethiopian birr at par. The currency takes its name from the Eritrean town of Nakfa, site of the first major victory of the Eritrean War of Independence. The nakfa is divided into 100 cents. The nakfa is pegged to the US dollar at a fixed rate of USD$1 = ERN15. Prior to that it was officially pegged at USD$1 = ERN13.50, however black market rates available on the streets typically offered a rate of 22 nakfas per dollar.Between 18 November and 31 December 2015, the Bank of Eritrea began replacement of all nakfa banknotes. The banknote replacement initiative was designed to combat counterfeiting, the informal economy but primarily Sudanese human traffickers who had accepted payments in nakfa banknotes in exchange for transporting would-be migrants primarily to Europe. A consequence of this was substantial amounts of the country's currency existed in vast hoardings outside Eritrea. The plan to replace the country's currency was top secret and designed to prevent human traffickers bringing their funds back in time to exchange for the new banknotes. On 1 January 2016 the old nakfa banknotes ceased being recognized as legal tender, rendering external stockpiles of currency worthless.The current series of banknotes is the artwork of an Afro-American banknote designer, Clarence Holbert, and printed by German currency printer Giesecke & Devrient.

Israeli Shekel

Israeli Shekel

The Israeli new shekel (Hebrew: שֶׁקֶל חָדָשׁ‎ Sheqel H̱adash; Arabic: شيكل جديد‎ šēkal jadīd; sign: ₪; code: ILS), also known as simply the Israeli shekel and formerly known as the New Israeli Sheqel (NIS), is the currency of Israel and is also used as a legal tender in the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The new shekel is divided into 100 agora. The new shekel has been in use since 1 January 1986, when it replaced the hyperinflated old shekel at a ratio of 1000:1. The currency sign for the new shekel ⟨ ₪ ⟩ is a combination of the first Hebrew letters of the words shekel (ש) and ẖadash (ח) (new). Alongside the shekel sign, the following abbreviations of NIS, ש"ח‎ and ش.ج‎ are also used commonly to denominate prices.

4 Eritrean Nakfa to Israeli Shekel exchange rates chart

4 ERN to ILS exchange rates graph
4 ERN to ILS Spot rate – This is known more formally as the ‘interbank’ rate. It is the rate banks or large financial institutions charge each other when trading significant amounts of foreign currency. In the business, this is sometimes referred to as a ‘spot rate’. It is not the tourist rate and you cannot buy currency at this rate, as you are buying relatively small amounts of foreign currency. In everyday life it is the same as the difference between wholesale and retail prices. The rates shown in financial newspapers and in broadcast media are usually the interbank rates.

4 ERN to ILS exchange rates table

Exchange ERN to ILS
4 Eritrean Nakfa = 0.980 Israeli Shekel
8 Eritrean Nakfa = 1.960 Israeli Shekel
20 Eritrean Nakfa = 4.900 Israeli Shekel
40 Eritrean Nakfa = 9.800 Israeli Shekel
Exchange Eritrean Nakfa to Israeli Shekel
4 Eritrean Nakfa to Israeli Shekel Cross rate – This is the rate we give to customers who want to exchange currencies that do not involve the local currency. For example, if you want to exchange Australian dollars into US dollars.

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GIORNATA MONDIALE DELLA POSTA, L'UFFICIO DI ASMARA, ERITREA

Oggi, giornata mondiale della Posta. In Italia la Posta Regia è del 1862. In Eritrea, nella capitale Asmara, è costruita nel 1916, tra i primi edifici.

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'I was euphoric': Eritrea's joy becomes Ethiopia's burden amid huge exodus

As a sevenfold increase in the number of Eritrean refugees arriving in Ethiopia stretches regional resources, fears are growing that the border may close again

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The peace deal with Ethiopia has not changed Afwerki's Eritrea

If anything, it has actually strengthened his regime.

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Smuggler caught at Gaza border with coins from time of Alexander the Great
Smuggler caught at Gaza border with coins from time of Alexander the Great

Palestinian man was attempting to take two 'rare, highly prized' tetradrachm coins, imprinted in Babylon and northern Greece between 323 and 325 BCE, out of territory

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Grapevine: An ongoing legacy
Grapevine: An ongoing legacy

What do Lord Roderick Balfour, former Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky and the State of Israel have in common? All three came into being in 1948. The interesting coincidence came to light this week at a gala dinner celebrating the 101st anniversary of the Balfour Declaration hosted by the Israel Britain and the Commonwealth Association at the Hilton Hotel, Tel Aviv. Lord Balfour, who is no stranger to Israel, and Sharansky were the guest speakers. Balfour – utilizing that characteristically British mix of wry self-deprecation, humor and wit – kept his audience alert as he made some interesting historical and emotional points. Sharansky noted that 101 years earlier, news of the Balfour Declaration and the Bolshevik Revolution had been published on the same day in newspapers. Not much attention was paid at that time to the Balfour Declaration, but the Bolshevik Revolution was hailed as something that would change the course of history. Before either of them spoke, there were the traditional toasts to the president of Israel and the queen of England. In making the toast to President Reuven Rivlin, British Ambassador David Quarrey said he was a great admirer of Rivlin, but was taken aback when presenting his credentials when Rivlin had asked him on camera when the queen would visit Israel. Although that visit did not take place, Quarrey was delighted to have accompanied Prince William to meet the president.

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CISF detects high volume of foreign currency at Mumbai Airport

Uniindia: New Delhi, Nov 5 (UNI) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Sunday detected a high volume of foreign currencies worth over Rs 12 lakh, an official release said here on Monday.

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