The Tunisian dinar is the official currency of Tunisia since 1960, after being established as an accounting unit in 1958 and replaced the franc. The same year, the Central Bank of Tunisia issued banknote in denominations of 1⁄2, 1 and 5 dinars, followed by 10 dinars in 1969 and 20 dinars in 1980. The 30 and 50 dinars note were introduced between 1997 and 2008. After the Ben Ali Regime fall, a new series of banknotes was announced in denominations of 5, 10, 20, and 50 dinars and was introduced progressively between 2011 to 2020. All notes issued before 2011 were demonetized in 2019.
The 10 Tunisian dinars Algerian note front design features Aboul-Qacem Echebbi (1909 – 1934), who was a Tunisian poet and known for composing the last two verses of the National Anthem. The reverse note side illustrates the Madrasa El Bachia, which was used to the Hanafi (schools of Islamic jurisprudence) education during the Husainid Abu l-Hasan Ali I reign. Both sides of the note present the denomination and a seal with the National Flower, the Jasmine. This note is part of the 2013 series, and its color is light blue and yellow and multicolor underprint.
Text: Central Bank of Tunisia, Ten Dinars, Banque Centrale de Tunisie, Abou El Kacem Chebbi, El Medersa El Bachia, 2013-2-20, 10 Dix Dinars.