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Guyanese dollar

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  • Guyana, Republic
  • Guyanese dollar
  • Georgetown
  • of 214 970 sq. km
  • English (state), Creole, etc.
  • GY (GUY) 328

Monetary unit of Guyana is the dollar - to equal 100 cents. On territory of the country in circulation there are notes in nominal value 20, 100, 500 and 1000 dollars. The international designation - GYD . As the emitter the Bank of Guyana founded on October, 15th, 1965 (till May, 1966 was called as Bank of Guiana) acts.

In territory of the former British Guiana the West India dollar replaced in October, 1965 with an east caribbean dollar (Saint Kitts and Nevis see ) which issue was exercised by Administration of monetary circulation of the British Caribbean territories addressed. Since November, 15th, 1965 the recreated Bank of Guiana has started issuance of bank notes and coins in new (Guyanese) dollars. The exchange of east caribbean dollars for the new native currency was manufactured on a parity 1: 1.

the Flag Guyana the Map Guyana
the Arms Guyana

The denomination of denomination in 100 dollars has the size 156 x 65 mm. On its face side on the right it is possessed The plotting of a map of the country, and in the center - an emblem of Bank of the country. On the back denominations the plotting is seated Cathedral of Sent-George. The note is protected by a watermark in the form of a parrot and map head. A protective strip with Retried inscription passes on the right side from the center. The metallized strip is put on the obverse The denomination party. Dominating colours - green, dark green and lilac.

The denomination of denomination of 1000 dollars has the size 156 x 65 mm. On its face side the plotting on the right is seated Maps of the country, and in the center - an emblem of Bank of Guyana. On a reverse the plotting of a building of Bank of the country is possessed. In Quality of protection the watermark in the form of a parrot and map head acts. A wide protective strip with an inscription Passes on the right side from the center. The metallized strip is put on denomination face side. Prevailing colours - green, brown and beige.

Notes of Guyana of series 2006 and 2011, were manufactured with minor alteration of design of the denomination, expressed in change of figures of nominal value on face sides and increase in degree of protection of the note from a fake.

Face side of 100 dollars of Guyana
the Back of 100 dollars of Guyana

On territory of the country the British pounds also are used Sterlings.

Face side of 1000 dollars of Guyana
the Back of 1000 dollars of Guyana

It is updated 05.2012


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