|Centuries:||19th century – 20th century – 21st century|
|Decades:||1960s 1970s 1980s – 1990s – 2000s 2010s 2020s|
|Years:||1990 1991 1992 – 1993 – 1994 1995 1996|
Below is a list of numismatic events that occurred in 1993.
- January 1: Mexico introduces the second Mexican peso.
- February 7: The Czechoslovak koruna is replaced by the Czech koruna and the Slovak koruna in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, respectively.
- March 1: The current Uruguayan peso is introduced.
- March 27: The Central Bank of Armenia is established, and the dram replaces the Soviet ruble as the currency of Armenia.
- April 5: The lari replaces the Soviet ruble as the currency of Georgia.
- May 5: The second Macedonian denar is introduced.
- May 10: The som replaces the Soviet ruble as the currency of Kyrgyzstan.
- August 5: The Qatar Monetary Agency becomes the Qatar Central Bank.
- October: The Angolan novo kwanza becomes the least valued currency unit, succeeding the Zairean zaire.
- October 1: The Yugoslav dinar is revalued.
- October 1: The second Krajina dinar is introduced.
- November: The tenge replaces the Soviet ruble as the currency of Kazakhstan.
- November 1: The manat replaces the Soviet ruble as the currency of Turkmenistan.
- November 29: The cupon is replaced by the leu in Moldova.
- The Bank of Namibia is established.
- The Namibian dollar replaces the South African rand as the main currency of Namibia.
- The Lithuanian talonas is replaced by the litas.
- The Latvian rublis is replaced by the lats.
- The Brazilian cruzeiro is replaced by the Brazilian cruzeiro real.
- The stelo loses its status as the monetary unit of Esperanto.
- The som replaces the Soviet ruble as the currency of Uzbekistan.
- Walter H. Breen, American numismatist