Dobra Currency | Sao Tome And Principe Dobra

Dobra currency

Sao Tome and Principe dobra Currency:

The official currency of Sao Tome and Principe is dobra and it is subdivided into 100 centimos.  In 1977, the first dobra (STD) was introduced by replacing the escudo at par. In 2018, because of inflation, the dobra was redenominated at a rate of 1000 to 1.  On January 1 2010, the dobra was officially pegged to the Euro at the exchange rate was 1 EUR = 24,500 STD.

In 1977, coins were introduced in denominations of 50 centimos, 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 dobras. Later in 1997, a new coin series was introduced in the larger denominations of 100, 250, 500, 1000 and 2000 dobras. Coins were introduced in the denomination of 10, 20, and 50 centimos and 1 and 2 dobras in 2018 with the redenomination.  Bank notes were introduced on 30 September 1977 in the denominations of 50, 100, 500 and 1000.  In 1996, bank notes were introduced in denominations of 5000, 10,000, 20,000 and 50,000 dobras. In 1997, lowest denomination notes from the previous series were replaced by coins.  In December 2008, the 100,000 dobras note was introduced. In 2018 with the redenomination of the dobra, banknotes of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, and 200 dobras were issued.

Dobra currency

Sao Tome And Principe Dobra (Sao Tome and Principe):

Code: STN

Symbol: Db

Subunit:       

1/100 = cêntimo

Banknotes:  

5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 dobras (new dobra)

Coins:

10, 20, and 50 cêntimos; 1 and 2 new dobras

Central bank:

Banco Central de São Tomé e Príncipe

 

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