FACTOID # 19: Cheap sloppy joes: Looking for reduced-price lunches for schoolchildren? Head for Oklahoma!
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > East Caribbean dollar

The East Caribbean dollar (currency code XCD) is the currency of eight members of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. It has existed since 1965 and is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively EC$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents. 1 East Caribbean Dollar coin from the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is an inter-governmental organisation dedicated to economic harmonisation and integration, protection of human and legal rights, and the encouragement of good governance between countries and dependencies in the Eastern Caribbean. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... It has been suggested that the section The dollar symbol from the article United States dollar be merged into this article or section. ... The dollar (represented by the dollar sign: $) is the name of the official currency in several countries, dependencies and other regions. ... A two cent euro coin A United States cent In currency, the cent is a monetary unit that equals th of the basic unit of value. ...


The East Caribbean dollar is pegged to the US dollar at USD 1= XCD 2.7000 since 1976. A fixed exchange rate, sometimes (less commonly) called a pegged exchange rate, is a type of exchange rate regime wherein a currencys value is matched to the value of another single currency or to a basket of other currencies, or to another measure of value, such as gold. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ...


Six of the members using the XCD are independent states: Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The other two are British overseas territories: Anguilla and Montserrat. The only OECS member state not using the Eastern Caribbean dollar is British Virgin Islands. A United Kingdom overseas territory (formerly known as a dependent territory or earlier as a crown colony) is a territory that is under the sovereignty and formal control of the United Kingdom but is not part of the United Kingdom proper ( Great Britain and Northern Ireland). ...


The Eastern Caribbean dollar is issued by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank based in Saint Kitts and Nevis. The bank was established by an agreement (the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Agreement) signed at Port of Spain on July 5, 1983, as successor to the Eastern Caribbean Currency Authority. The currency is a successor to the West Indies dollar used by the extinct West Indies Federation. The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank is the monetary authority of a group of six Caribbean nations namely, St Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada and two overseas territories of the U.K namely, Anguilla, Montserrat. ... Port of Spain, population 49,000 (2000), is the capital of Trinidad and Tobago and the countrys second largest city by population, after San Fernando. ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The British West Indies dollar (BWI$) was adopted in 1935. ... 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 Indian Federation Labour Party) Creation January 3, 1958 (union of most of British...



Coins in circulation A coin is usually a piece of hard material, generally metal and usually in the shape of a disc, which is issued by a government to be used as a form of money. ...

  • 1 cent
  • 2 cent
  • 5 cent
  • 10 cent
  • 25 cent
  • 1 dollar

Banknotes in circulation A £20 Ulster Bank banknote. ...

  • 5 dollars
  • 10 dollars
  • 20 dollars
  • 50 dollars
  • 100 dollars

Image File history File links ECD.jpg File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...

Current XCD exchange rates

AUD | CAD | EUR | GBP | INR | NZD | USD


NOTICE BY SCAN OWNER: This $20 ECS image was taken from my website www.banknotes.com without my permission and no proper link-credit was provided. Please read our notice: http://www.banknotes.com/copyrite.htm


See also

In economics, a monetary union is a situation where several countries have agreed to share a single currency among them, for example, the East Caribbean Dollar. ...

External links


edit this box
Currencies of the Americas
Northern America  Bermuda dollar | Canadian dollar | Danish krone (Greenland) | Euro (Saint-Pierre et Miquelon) | US dollar
Central America  Belize dollar | Costa Rican colón | Guatemalan quetzal | Honduran lempira | Mexican peso | Nicaraguan córdoba | Panamanian balboa | US dollar (El Salvador)
Caribbean  Aruban florin | Bahamian dollar | Barbados dollar | Cayman Islands dollar | Cuban peso | Cuban convertible peso | Dominican peso | East Caribbean dollar | Euro (Guadeloupe, Martinique) | Haitian gourde | Jamaican dollar | Netherlands Antillean gulden | Trinidad and Tobago dollar | US dollar (British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands)
South America  Argentine peso | Bolivian boliviano | Brazilian real | Chilean peso | Colombian peso | Euro (French Guiana) | Falkland Islands pound | Guyanese dollar | Paraguayan guaraní | Peruvian nuevo sol | Suriname dollar | US dollar (Ecuador) | Uruguayan peso | Venezuelan bolívar

  Results from FactBites:
 
East Caribbean Dollar - definition of East Caribbean Dollar in Encyclopedia (175 words)
The East Caribbean Dollar is the currency of eight political units in the Caribbean Sea.
The East Caribbean dollar is issued by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank based in St Kitts and Nevis.
The currency is a successor to the West Indies dollar used by the West Indies Federation.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m