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Barbadian Dollar

Barbadian Dollar Currency:

Since 1935, Barbadian Dollar is the official currency of Barbados and it is divided into 100 cents. In order to distinguish Barbadian Dollar from other currencies with the same name dollar, it is denoted by the symbol Bds$. The present Barbadian Dollar was introduced in 1972 by Central Bank of Barbados. It replaced the East Caribbean dollar at par. Since 1975, the Barbados Dollar has been pegged to the United States Dollar at a rate of 2 BDs$ = 1 USD.

Coins were introduced in 1973 in the denominations of 1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, and $1. Bank notes were introduced by Central Bank of Barbados on 3 December 1973 in the denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20 and 100 dollars.The 1 dollar note was not issued again. In 1980, 2 dollar notes introduced and in 1989, 50 dollar notes were issued.  With more modern design on 2 May 2013, the Central Bank of Barbados issued a new series of banknotes. Currently circulating bank notes are $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100 and coins are   1, 5, 10, 25 cents, $1.

Barbadian Dollar

Barbadian Dollar (Barbados):

Code:BBD

Symbol:Bds$

Subunit: 

1/100=cent

Banknotes:

$2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100

Coins:

1, 5, 10, 25 cents, $1

Central bank:

Central Bank of Barbados