The British West Indies dollar ("BWI$") was adopted in 1935. The currency was originally used regionally by the various British West Indies territories and later, by the unitary West Indies Federation. It was one of the many experimental political and economic ventures tested by the British government to form a uniform system within their British West Indies territories. The official ISO-4217-Code: of the currency was XBWD. However, it was often written as "BWI$" for short and verbally called the "Beewee" (slang for 'British West Indies') dollar. 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The British West Indies are those islands in the Caribbean that are or were British colonies. ... National motto: Official language English Political status Overseas territory of the UK Capital Chaguaramas Largest cities Kingston and Port of Spain Queen Elizabeth II Governor-General Patrick George Thomas Buchan-Hepburn Prime Minister Grantley Herbert Adams (West Indies Federal Labour Party) Creation January 3, 1958 (union of most of British... The British West Indies are those islands in the Caribbean that are or were British colonies. ... ISO 4217 is the international standard describing three letter codes (also known as the currency code) to define the names of currencies established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ...
The BWI$ was introduced at the rate of $4.80 per Pound sterling or $1 = 4 shillings 2 pence. Until 1955, it existed only as banknotes and without subdivisions. British coins circulated alongside the BWI$. Coins were introduced in 1955, in denominations of ½, 1, 2, 5, 10, 25 and 50 cents. Each cent was worth one halfpenny in sterling. The dollar (represented by the dollar sign: $) is the name of the official currency in several countries, dependencies and other regions. ... ISO 4217 Code GBP User(s) United Kingdom Inflation rate 2. ... The shilling was a British coin first issued in 1548 for Henry VIII, although arguably the testoon issued about 1487 for Henry VII was the first shilling. ... A variety of coins considered to be lower-value, including an Irish 2p piece and many US pennies. ...
In 1964Trinidad and Tobago withdrew from the currency union and eventually the "BWI$" dollar lost its regional support and was replaced in 1965 by the East Caribbean dollar (with British Guiana withdrawing from that currency union in 1966). 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... The East Caribbean dollar (currency code XCD) is the currency of eight members of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. ... British Guiana and its boundary lines, 1896 Flag of British Guiana British Guiana was the name of the British colony on the northern coast of South America, now the independent nation of Guyana. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ...
The monetary policy of the currency was overseen by the British Caribbean Currency Board (BCCB).
Categories: Dollar | Currency stubs The dollar (represented by the dollar sign: $) is the name of the official currency in several countries, dependencies and other regions. ... The Australian dollar (currency code AUD) has been, since 1966, the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, including the Australian Antarctic Territory, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Heard Island and McDonald Islands and Norfolk Island, as well as the independent Pacific Island states of Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu. ... The Barbados dollar – currency symbol $ or Bds$ – is the national unit of currency of Barbados. ... The Bahamian dollar (B$; ISO 4217 code BSD) is the national currency of The Bahamas. ... The Belize dollar (currency code BZD) is the currency of Belize since 1885. ... Bermudian Pound and Dollar Bank Notes. ... The Brunei dollar (ISO 4217: BND) is pegged to the Singapore dollar at a 1:1 trade ratio. ... ISO 4217 Code CAD User(s) Canada Inflation rate 2. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Cayman Islands dollar. ... The dollar has been the currency of the Cook Islands since 1967. ... The East Caribbean dollar (currency code XCD) is the currency of eight members of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. ... The Fijian dollar is the currency of Fiji. ... The dollar (currency code GYD) has been the currency of Guyana since 1966. ... The Hong Kong dollar (currency code HKD) is the currency of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China, and has been the currency of Hong Kong since 1937. ... The dollar (ISO 4217 code: JMD) is the currency of Jamaica. ... The dollar (currency code LRD) has been the currency of Liberia since 1943. ... The Namibian dollar (abbreviated N$ or NAD) is the national currency of Namibia, adopted in 1993. ... A New Zealand $100 polymer banknote, replacement of the old paper notes. ... The tala is the currency of Samoa. ... Notes and coins of the Singspore Dollar, currently on circulation in Singapore. ... The Solomon Islands Dollar was introduced in 1975 to replace the Australian Dollar after independence. ... The dollar (currency code SRD) has been the currency of Suriname since 2004. ... The New Taiwan Dollar (æ°èºå¹£ or æ°å°å¹£; ISO 4217 code TWD; common abbreviation NT$), or simply Taiwan Dollar, is the currency of the Republic of China (Taiwan). ... The dollar (ISO 4217 code: TTD; also TT$) is the currency of Trinidad and Tobago. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 3. ... ISO 4217 Code ZWD User(s) Zimbabwe Inflation rate 1204. ... The British North Borneo dollar was the currency of British North Borneo from 1882 to 1953. ... The rixdollar was the currency of Ceylon until 1828. ... Six Confederate notes The Confederate States of America currency was first issued into circulation in April, 1861, when the Confederacy was only two months old, and on the eve of the outbreak of the Civil War. ... The daler (also written dollar) was the currency of the Danish West Indies between 1849 and 1917. ... The rigsdaler was the currency of the Danish West Indies until 1849. ... The Rigsdaler was the unit of currency used in Denmark until 1873 and in Norway until 1816. ... The dollar or dala became the currency of Hawaii in 1879. ... The dollar was a currency issued by Germany for use in its protectorate of Kiautschou, an area around the city of Qingdao. ... The Malayan dollar was the currency of the British colonies and protectorates in Malaya and Borneo. ... The Malaya and British Borneo dollar was the currency of Malaya, Singapore, Sarawak, British North Borneo and Brunei from 1953 to 1967. ... The dollar was the currency of Mauritius until 1877. ... The dollar was the currency of Mongolia between 1921 and 1925. ... The dollar was the currency of New Brunswick between 1861 and 1867. ... The dollar was the currency of Newfoundland between 1865 and 1949, when Newfoundland became a province of Canada. ... The speciedaler was a Norwegian coin, initially equivalent to the Danish rigsdaler specie coin of the 18th century. ... The dollar has been the currency of Puerto Rico since 1901. ... The Rhodesian Dollar was the currency used by Rhodesia between 1970 and 1980. ... Sarawak dollar of 1935 The dollar was the currency of Sarawak from 1858 to 1953. ... The dollar was a currency issued in Sierra Leone between 1791 and 1805. ... The Spanish dollar or peso (literally, weight) is a silver coin that was minted in the Spanish Empire after a Spanish currency reform in 1497. ... The Straits dollar was the currency used in the British colonies and protectorates in Malaya and Borneo, including the Straits Settlements. ... The Riksdaler was the name of the currency used in Sweden until 1873 when it was replaced with the krona as an effect of the Scandinavian Monetary Union. ... The Old Taiwan Dollar (èèºå¹£ or èå°å¹£; ISO 4217 code TWN), sometimes called Old Taiwan yuan, was the currency of the Taiwan, Republic of China from 1946 to 1949. ... ISO 4217 Code AQD (unofficial) User(s) Antarctica Symbol A Coins None Banknotes A1, A2, A5, A10, A20, A50, A100 Monetary authority Antarctica Overseas Exchange Office Website www. ... Calgary Dollars is a local currency in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ... Disney Dollars is a form of corporate scrip used at Disney theme parks, The Disney Store and at certain parts of Castaway Cay, the Disney cruise-lines private island. ... ISO 4217 Code None User(s) Various private businesses in the USA Inflation rate None, in theory it cant depreciate Symbol $ Central bank NORFED (National Organization for the Repeal of the Federal Reserve Act and the Internal Revenue Code) Website www. ... The Toronto Dollar, founded in December 1998, is a paper local currency used in Toronto, Ontario. ... The dollarpound is a fictional currency used in the science fiction comedy series Red Dwarf and its resulting novels. ... In finance, the prefix euro as in eurodollars or euroyen refer to currency deposited outside the country of their origin. ... The international dollar is a hypothetical unit of currency that has the same purchasing power that the U.S. dollar has in the United States at a given point in time. ... A petrodollar is a dollar earned by a country through the sale of oil. ... $ The dollar sign is a symbol primarily used to indicate a unit of currency. ... The Holey Dollar of P.E.I. Back in the 1700s, the Spanish government minted a large silver coin which through wide circulation became known as the Spanish dollar. ... The tolar has been the currency of Slovenia since October 1991. ... Examples of German and Austrian Thalers compared to a US quarter piece The Thaler (or Taler) was a silver coin used throughout Europe for almost four hundred years. ...
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