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East Caribbean dollar

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1 East Caribbean Dollar coin

The East Caribbean dollar is the currency of eight political units in the Caribbean Sea. Six of these are independent states: Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Two are United Kingdom overseas territories: Anguilla and Montserrat.

The East Caribbean dollar is issued by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank based in Saint Kitts and Nevis. The bank was established by an agreement (the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Agreement) signed at Port-of-Spain on July 5 1983, as successor to the Eastern Caribbean Currency Authority. The currency is a successor to the West Indies dollar used by the extinct West Indies Federation.

The ISO 4217 currency code for the East Caribbean dollar is XCD.

Exchange rate: East Caribbean dollars (EC$) per USD $1 – 2.7000 (fixed rate since 1976)

Coins in circulation

  • 1 cent
  • 2 cent
  • 5 cent
  • 10 cent
  • 25 cent
  • 1 dollar

Banknotes in circulation

  • $5
  • $10
  • $20
  • $50
  • $100

Current XCD exchange rates

AUD (http://finance.yahoo.com/currency/convert?amt=1&from=AUD&to=XCD&submit=Convert) | CAD (http://finance.yahoo.com/currency/convert?amt=1&from=CAD&to=XCD&submit=Convert) | EUR (http://finance.yahoo.com/currency/convert?amt=1&from=EUR&to=XCD&submit=Convert) | GBP (http://finance.yahoo.com/currency/convert?amt=1&from=GBP&to=XCD&submit=Convert) | INR (http://finance.yahoo.com/currency/convert?amt=1&from=INR&to=XCD&submit=Convert) | NZD (http://finance.yahoo.com/currency/convert?amt=1&from=NZD&to=XCD&submit=Convert) | USD (http://finance.yahoo.com/currency/convert?amt=1&from=USD&to=XCD&submit=Convert)

External links

Template:AmericanCurrenciesde:Ostkaribischer Dollar es:Dlar del Caribe Oriental fr:Dollar de la Carabe orientale he:דולר מזרח קריבי lt:Rytų Karibų doleris nl:Oost-Caribische dollar ja:東カリブ・ドル pl:Dolar wschodniokaraibski sv:stkaribisk dollar

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