General information about the reproduction of banknotes
The use of images of the banknotes of the national currency of the Kyrgyz Republic that can be taken as genuine banknotes of the Kyrgyz Republic by their properties (size, color, image) is prohibited and an administrative offense.
Reproduction in printed media
According to article 304 of the Code of the Kyrgyz Republic on Offenses, the usage the image of the national currency and reproduction of images of banknotes (coins) of the national currency or any semi-finished products of their images (in one or several colors), which by their properties (size, color, image) can be accepted in the payment turnover for genuine banknotes of the national currency of the Kyrgyz Republic - entails the imposition of a fine on individuals in the amount of 55 calculated indicators, on legal entities - 170 calculated indicators.
Note. It is allowed to reproduce the image of banknotes (coins) of the national currency of the Kyrgyz Republic in one or more colors without the official permission of the authorized state body, if the image of the banknote is given in a greatly enlarged (at least 150 percent) or greatly reduced (less than 50 percent) scale, as well as in the form illuminated advertising.
Reproduction in electronic media
Publicly accessible digital banknote images must meet both of the following criteria:
- the image resolution must be 72 dpi or less;
- the inscription “YЛГY” (Specimen) must be printed in a contrasting colour diagonally across the image. The inscription must be at least 10% of the length and 10% of the width of the banknote image.