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Encyclopedia > Sumatran dollar

The dollar was the currency of Sumatra until 1824. It was subdivided into 4 suku, each of 100 keping. The dollar was equal to the Spanish dollar. It was replaced by the Netherlands Indies gulden. Sumatra (also spelled Sumatera) is the sixth largest island of the world (approximately 470,000 km²) and is the largest island entirely in Indonesia (two larger islands, Borneo and New Guinea, are partially in Indonesia). ... 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 gulden was the currency of the Netherlands Indies until 1949. ...


Copper coins were issued in denominations of 1, 2 and 4 keping. Silver 2 suku pieces were issued in the name of Fort Marlbro in 1783 and 1784, followed by copper ½ dollar tokens in 1797.


 
 

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