The Serbian dinar is the official currency of Serbia. The international official currency symbol; din / дин. The first signs of the Serbian dinar date from the reign of Stefan Nemanjić in 1214. During medieval Serbia, many Serbian rulers minted silver coins in dinars since this material was one of the primary sources of imports of the time since the Serbian mines had a relative abundance of silver. In 2003, the Serbian dinar replaced the Yugoslav dinar when the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was transformed into the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. The same year, the National Bank of Serbia introduced notes in denominations of 100, 1000, and 5000 dinars, followed by 500 dinars in 2004, 50 dinars in 2005, 10 and 20 dinars in 2006, and 2,000 dinars in 2011.
The 5000 Serbian dinara note front design features the portrait of Slobodan Jovanović (1869 – 1958) was a Serbian intellectual who was the professor at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law (1897—1940), Rector of the University of Belgrade (1913–14 and 1920–21), and the President of the Serbian Royal Academy (1928–1931), on a background with the sculpture of Lady Justice and two children. The reverse of the note shows the picture of Slobodan Jovanovic, the sketch of the Federal Parliament, and architectural detail from the interior of the Parliament building. The design is completed with the logo of the National Bank of Serbia land the National Coat of Arms. The lettering of the note is presented in the Serbian language. This note is part of the 2016 series, and its color is green, violet, and yellow-gray.
Text: НАРОДНА БАНКА, СРБИЈЕ, пет хиљада динара, pet hiljada dinara, 5000, СЛОБОДАН ЈОВАНОВИЋ, SLOBODAN JOVANOVIĆ 1869-1958, NARODNA BANKA SRBIJE, ФАЛСИФИКОВАЊЕ СЕ КАЖЊАВА ПО ЗАКОНУ, FALSIFIKOVANJE SE KAŽNJAVA PO ZAKONU, 5000, НАРОДНА БАНКА СРБИЈЕ – ЗАВОД ЗА ИЗРАДУ НОВЧАНИЦА И КОВАНОГ НОВЦА – ТОПЧИДЕР, пет хиљада динара, pet hiljada dinara, NARODNA BANKA SRBIJE – ZAVOD ZA IZRADU NOVČANICA I KOVANOG NOVCA – TOPČIDER.