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The Tanzanian Shilling is the national currency of the East African nation of the United Republic of Tanzania. After its independence from the United Kingdom in 1961, Tanzania kept the East African shilling as its currency until 1966, after which the Tanzanian Shilling was introduced.
Although Tanzania is a popular tourist destination for safari holidays, the Tanzanian Shilling isn’t easily traded outside of Tanzania. If you have leftover Tanzanian Shillings from your trip to Tanzania, we can exchange these for you. Unlike other bureaux de change, at Leftover Currency we purchase currencies from closed currency markets.
To convert your leftover Tanzanian Shillings to cash, select the type of TZS you want to exchange:
500 Tanzanian Shillings banknote (Abeid Amani Karume)The green-coloured banknote of 500 Shillings is Tanzania’s lowest value banknote. On the obverse side of the TSh500 note is the portrait of Abeid Amani Karume, the first President of Zanzibar, which today is a semi-autonomous region of Tanzania. The back side of the 500 TZS bill shows a graduation ceremony of medical students at … ContinuedYou get: £0.095001 TZS = £0.0001900000
1000 Tanzanian Shillings banknote (Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere)The banknote of 1000 Tanzanian Shillings features the portrait of Julius Kambarage Nyerere, Prime Minister of Tanganyika, the mainland of Tanzania, which was a sovereign state from 1961 until 1964. The back side of the 1000 TZS bill shows a historical building known as ‘Ikulu’ or ‘The White House’ in Tanzania’s capital city Dar es … ContinuedYou get: £0.190001 TZS = £0.0001900000
2000 Tanzanian Shillings banknote (Lion type 2011)Tanzania’s wildlife is pictured on its banknotes, and this 2000 TSh note features the African lion. The back side of the 2000 TZS bill shows Ngome Kongwe, the old fort of Zanzibar also known as Arab Fort.You get: £0.380001 TZS = £0.0001900000
5000 Tanzanian Shillings banknote (Rhino type 2011)The Bank of Tanzania’s violet-coloured 5000 Shillings banknote shows a rhinoceros on the front side and an ore mining plant on the back side. The front also shows the coat of arms of Tanzania, elements of which include a man and woman on both sides of a traditional warrior’s shield.You get: £0.950001 TZS = £0.0001900000
10000 Tanzanian Shillings banknote (Elephant type 2011)Tanzania’s highest value bill is the 10,0000 Shilling note, which features an African elephant prominently on its front side. The red-coloured 10000 TZS banknote has a holographic security thread and a gold coloured diamond shape with a giraffe as two of its security features. The back side of the Shilingi Elfu Kumi note shows the … ContinuedYou get: £1.900001 TZS = £0.0001900000