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Fijian dollar
Commemorative two-dollar banknote for 2000
Commemorative two-dollar banknote for 2000
ISO 4217 Code FJD
User(s) Fiji
Inflation 1.6%
Source The World Factbook, 2002 est.
Subunit
1/100 cent
Symbol FJ$
Coins 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cents, $1
Banknotes $2, $5, $10, $20, $50
Central bank Reserve Bank of Fiji
Website www.reservebank.gov.fj

The dollar (currency code FJD) has been the currency of Fiji since 1969. It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively FJ$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents. Image File history File links Fijitwodollars2000. ... A two-cent euro coin A United States penny, or 1¢ In currency, the cent is a monetary unit that equals 1/100 of the basic unit of value. ... $ The dollar sign is a symbol primarily used to indicate a unit of currency. ... The Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) is the central bank of the Pacific island country of Fiji. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... $ The dollar sign is a symbol primarily used to indicate a unit of currency. ... 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 penny, or 1¢ In currency, the cent is a monetary unit that equals 1/100 of the basic unit of value. ...


The dollar was also the currency of Fiji between 1867 and 1873.

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History

First dollar, 1867-1873

Fiji issued paper money denominated in dollars and cents between 1867 and 1873. The dollar was equal in value to the silver US dollar. The dollar was replaced by the British pound, following Fiji becoming a British colony. 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... For details of notes and coins, see British coinage and British banknotes. ... The British Empire in 1897, marked in pink, the traditional colour for Imperial British dominions on maps. ...


Second dollar, 1969-

The dollar was reintroduced in 1969, replacing the Fijian pound at a rate of 1 pound = 2 dollars. The coins as well as the banknotes feature Queen Elizabeth II as well as items of Fijian culture, such as a tabua on the 20 cent piece. The pound was the currency of Fiji between 1873 and 1969. ... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of 16 sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ... A tabua is a polished tooth of a sperm whale that is an important cultural item in Fijian society. ...


On 16 August 2005, Finance Minister Ratu Jone Kubuabola announced that the Cabinet had approved the introduction of a $100 banknote and the withdrawal of the two cent coin, as its minting cost exceeded its face falue. Kubuabola said that the $100 banknote would measure 156 x 67 mm, with the other banknotes receding at 5 mm towards the lowest banknote denomination. The portrait of Queen Elizabeth II would remain on all banknotes, he added, obviously in answer to calls from some politicians to remove the Queen's portrait from the currency after 18 years as an republic. Fiji is, however, a member of the Commonwealth, and Queen Elizabeth is recognized as Paramount Chief of the Great Council of Chiefs of Fiji. August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ratu Jone Kubuabola Ratu Jone Yavala Kubuabola is Fijis Minister for Finance, a position he has held since 2000. ... Fiji has the Westminster system - executive authority is vested nominally in a President, but exercised in practice by a Cabinet of Ministers, presided over by the Prime Minister. ... A millimetre (American spelling: millimeter, symbol mm) is an SI unit of length that is equal to one thousandth of a metre. ... In a broad definition, a republic is a state or country that is led by people whose political power is based on principles that are not beyond the control of the people of that state or country. ... The Commonwealth of Nations (CN), usually known as the Commonwealth, is a voluntary association of 53 independent sovereign states, the majority of which are former colonies of the United Kingdom. ... The Great Council of Chiefs (Bose Levu Vakaturaga in Fijian) is a constitutional body in the Republic of the Fiji Islands. ...


The Reserve Bank of Fiji Governor Savenaca Narube announced on 11 February 2006 that polymer plastic coated notes would be introduced, featuring images of local people, culture, trade and industry. The new notes, which would be ready for distribution in early 2007, would vary in size, Narube said. The Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) is the central bank of the Pacific island country of Fiji. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Polymer is a term used to describe large molecules consisting of repeating structural units, or monomers, connected by covalent chemical bonds. ... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Fijian dollar's exchange value towards the US dollar tends to be USD 1 = FJD 1.6 to FJD 1.7. The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ...


Coins

  • 1 cent
  • 2 cents (to be withdrawn)
  • 5 cents
  • 10 cents
  • 20 cents
  • 50 cents
  • $1

Banknotes

  • $2
  • $5
  • $10
  • $20
  • $50
  • $100 (not yet in circulation).
Current FJD exchange rates
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External links

  • Ron Wise's scanned images of Fijian currency
  • Banks are collecting Fiji coins
  • New Banknotes


Dollars
Current Australian dollar | Barbados dollar | Bahamian dollar | Belize dollar | Bermuda dollar | Brunei dollar | Canadian dollar | Cayman Islands dollar | Cook Islands dollar | East Caribbean dollar | Fijian dollar | Guyanese dollar | Hong Kong dollar | Jamaican dollar | Liberian dollar | Namibian dollar | New Zealand dollar | Samoan tala | Singapore dollar | Solomon Islands dollar | Suriname dollar | New Taiwan dollar | Trinidad and Tobago dollar | United States dollar | Zimbabwean dollar
Current, formerly a.k.a. dollar Malaysian dollar
Defunct British North Borneo dollar | British West Indian dollar | Ceylonese rixdollar | Confederate States of America dollar | Danish West Indian daler | Danish West Indian rigsdaler | Danish rigsdaler | Hawaiian dollar | Kiautschou dollar | Malayan dollar | Malaya and British Borneo dollar | Mauritian dollar | Mongolian dollar | New Brunswick dollar | Newfoundland dollar | Norwegian speciedaler | Puerto Rican dollar | Rhodesian dollar | Sarawak dollar | Sierra Leonean dollar | Spanish dollar | Straits dollar | Swedish riksdaler | Old Taiwan dollar
Defunct, a.k.a. dollar Chinese yuan
Conceptual Eurodollar | International dollar | Petrodollar
Fictional Dollarpound
Private Antarctican dollar | Calgary dollar | Disney dollar | Liberty dollar | Toronto dollar
See also Dollar sign | Holey dollar | Slovenian tolar | Thaler
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