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Surinam dollar

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  • Surinam, Republic
  • Surinam dollar
  • Paramaribo
  • of 163 270 sq. km
  • Dutch (state), English, etc.
  • SR (SUR) 740

National monetary unit of Surinam is the Surinam dollar which is equal 100 cents. On territory of the country in circulation there are notes of denomination 1 2 1/2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 Surinam dollars. Issuing institute - Central bank of Surinam; based in 1956 the International designation of Surinam dollar - SRD .

The Republic Surinam has found independence on November, 25th, 1975, before it was a colony of the Netherlands. Till 1940 the guilder Surinam has been equal to the Netherlands gulden. Since September, 1940 the solid parity 1 US dollar = 1,886 guilders Surinam on which base the gulden gold content in 0,471230 g of pure gold (it is fixed IMF on December, 18th, 1946) has been defined has been positioned, saved till December, 27th, 1971 on January, 1st, 2004 in territory The states currency reform has been spent. Equating of 1 Surinam dollar to 1000 became its result Guldens.

the Flag Surinam the Map Surinam
the Arms Surinam

The denomination of denomination of 10 dollars has the sizes 140 x 70 mm. On its face side the building image is seated Central bank. On the back in the center there is a river plotting, and on the left side - the plotting Tree. As protection the denomination is supplied by a watermark in the Central bank building image. A protective thread It is possessed on the right side. On the golden strip which is passing on face side of a denomination on the right, The retried inscription in the form of the Central bank abbreviation " is seated; CbvS". Dominating colours - Blue and lilac.

Face side of 2 1/2 dollars of Surinam
the Back of 2 1/2 dollars of Surinam

The denomination of denomination of 50 dollars (2004 year of issue) has the size 140 x 70 mm. On face side the Central bank building image is seated. The rocky landscape and a tree are on the back represented with Left-hand side. The denomination is protected by a watermark in the Central bank building image. The protective thread passes with The right party. The protective surface in the form of colours is printed optically by a variable paint and seated on To note face side on the right. Dominating colours - grey and lilac.

Notes of Surinam of issue of 2010, are almost identical in decor to the previous denominations, only have the increased degree of protection against a fake. Despite the fact that what the Surinam dollar is a unique officially recognised legal tender of the country, the American dollars practically are everywhere accepted.

Face side of 50 dollars of Surinam
the Back of 50 dollars of Surinam

It is updated 05.2012


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