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Encyclopedia > Nova Scotian dollar

The dollar was the currency of Nova Scotia between 1861 and 1871. It replaced the British pound at a rate of 5 dollars = 1 pound and was consequently worth less than the Canadian dollar. The Nova Scotian dollar was replaced by the Canadian dollar at a rate of 73 Canadian cents = 75 Nova Scotian cents, thus maintaining the difference between the two currencies established in 1861. Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Official languages None Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant-Governor Myra Freeman Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 11 10 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 12th 55,283 km² 53,338... For details of notes and coins, see British coinage and British banknotes. ... The dollar (currency code CAD) has been the currency of Canada since 1858. ...


 
 

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