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The dollar (currency code GYD) has been the currency of Guyana since 1966. It is ------ 01:17, 19 March 2006 (UTC)Link title 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Part of the Style and how-to series Shortcut: WP:HEP See also Help:Editing, m:Help:Editing, m:Help:Starting_a_new_page Wikipedia is a WikiWiki, which means that anyone can easily edit any unprotected article and have those changes posted immediately to that page. ...

 abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively GY$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents, but cent coins are no longer used due to inflation. 

For earlier currency of Guyana, see British Guiana guilder. It has been suggested that the section The dollar symbol from the article United States dollar be merged into this article or section. ... This page is about the dollar currency. ... 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 guilder was the curency of British Guiana between 1796 and 1839. ...

The Guyanese dollar was introduced when Guyana became independent in 1966, replacing the East Caribbean dollar at par. The East Caribbean dollar is the currency of eight political states in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. ...

Coins have been issued in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 25 and 50 cents and 1, 5 and 10 dollars.

Banknotes issued since 1966 are 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1,000, with the 1, 5, 10 and 50 dollars no longer issued.

Current GYD exchange rates


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