Turkey 500 Turkish Lira banknote 1962 Atatürk

Turkey banknotes 500 Turkish Lira banknote 1962 Atatürk

Currency of Turkey 500 Turkish Lira banknote 1962
Five Hundred Turkish Lira
Banknotes of Turkey 500 Turkish Lira banknote 1962 L. 1930 Atatürk
Central Bank of the Turkey - Türkiye Cumhuriyet Merkez Bankası

Turkish Lira banknotes
Banknotes of the Republic of Turkey
Banknotes of Turkey

Turkish Currency

Obverse: A portrait of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the first president of Turkey.
Reverse: The Sultan Ahmet Mosque, the Obelix and the Hippodrome in İstanbul.

Signatures Naim TALU, Nevzat ALPTÜRK, Rıza UYGURER
Dimensions 80x170 mm
Quantity printed TL.6.769.000.000
Place where printed Banknote Printing Plant
Issue date 03.06.1968
Date of withdrawal 01.09.1976
End of legal circulation 01.09.1977
End of redemption period 01.09.1986
Date of loss of value 02.09.1986

Banknotes of the Republic of Turkey
The Banknotes of 5th Emission Group
L. 1930 (1951-1961) "Atatürk"

2 1/2 Turkish Lira   5 Turkish Lira   10 Turkish Lira   50 Turkish Lira   
100 Turkish Lira   500 Turkish Lira   1000 Turkish Lira

L. 1930 (1951-1965) "Atatürk"

5 Turkish Lira   50 Turkish Lira   100 Turkish Lira   500 Turkish Lira

Sultan Ahmed Mosque

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Turkish: Sultan Ahmet Camii) is a historic mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior.
It was built from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I. Its Külliye contains a tomb of the founder, a madrasah and a hospice. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is still popularly used as a mosque.

Hippodrome of Constantinople

The Hippodrome of Constantinople was a circus that was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire. Today it is a square named Sultanahmet Meydanı (Sultan Ahmet Square) in the Turkish city of Istanbul, with a few fragments of the original structure surviving.
The word hippodrome comes from the Greek hippos ('ιππος), horse, and dromos (δρομος), path or way. For this reason, it is sometimes also called Atmeydanı ("Horse Square") in Turkish. Horse racing and chariot racing were popular pastimes in the ancient world and hippodromes were common features of Greek cities in the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine eras.

Obelisk of Theodosius

The Obelisk of Theodosius is the Ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III re-erected in the Hippodrome of Constantinople (known today as At Meydanı or Sultanahmet Meydanı, in the modern city of Istanbul, Turkey) by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in the 4th century AD.

The obelisk was first set up by Thutmose III (1479–1425 BC) to the south of the seventh pylon of the great temple of Karnak. The Roman emperor Constantius II (337-361 AD) had it and another obelisk transported along the river Nile to Alexandria to commemorate his ventennalia or 20 years on the throne in 357. The other obelisk was erected on the spina of the Circus Maximus in Rome in the autumn of that year, and is today known as the Lateran obelisk, whilst the obelisk that would become the obelisk of Theodosius remained in Alexandria until 390, when Theodosius I (378-392 AD) had it transported to Constantinople and put up on the spina of the Hippodrome there.