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Metal dollars and cents - modern coins of Jamaica

  • Name:
  • Monetary unit:
  • Capital:
  • Area:
  • Language:
  • the Country code:
  • Jamaica, Republic
  • Jamaican dollar
  • Kingston
  • of 10 830 sq. km
  • English (state), Creole
  • JM (JAM) 388

Republic Jamaica Monetary unit is the dollar which consists of 100 cents. In monetary circulation there are coins of denomination of 5, 10, 20, 25, 50 cents and 1, 5, 10, 20 dollars.

Currency of Jamaica now is the Jamaican dollar which has replaced on September, 8th, 1969 the Jamaican pound. Coins 1 cent (1,2 pence), 5 cents (6 pence), 10 cents (1 shilling), 20 cents (2 shillings) and 25 cents (2 shillings of 6 pence) have been manufactured. Except for bronze 1 cent all compositions, the sizes and forms of coins were identical to with what they have replaced.

Coins of issues of 1980 and 1990th years participate In a cash turn-over basically. The considerable quantity of anniversary coins is rapped out also. That fact is remarkable that the coin of denomination in 5 cents of back issues practically in 2 times exceeds a modern coin of the same nominal value on the size. The Jamaican coins are minted not only the round form, but also heptagonal. As a rule, they contain the plotting of local birds, animals and fishes.

Nominal value: 10 cents
Stamping: 1996
the Material: the Copper-plated steel
the Note:
the Obverse of 10 cents of Jamaica the Reverse of 10 cents of Jamaica
Nominal value: 25 cents
Stamping: 1996
the Material: the Copper-plated steel
the Note:
the Obverse of 25 cents of Jamaica the Reverse of 25 cents of Jamaica
Nominal value: 5 dollars
Stamping: 1994
the Material: the Nickel-plated steel
the Note:
the Obverse of 5 dollars of Jamaica the Reverse of 5 dollars of Jamaica

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