Fijian Dollar (FJD) Profile
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Fijian dollar is the currency of Fiji (officially the Republic of Fiji) which is an island nation in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean. Its geopolitical region belongs to Oceania continent. Fiji used the Fijian dollars from 1867 to 1873 and from 1969 to present. During the years of 1873 to 1969, Fuji used the Fijian pound.
Fiji was independent from the United Kingdom on October 10, 1970.
Fijian dollar history
Currently circulating Fiji dollar (FJD) was introduced on January 15, 1969, replacing the Fijian pound at a rate of 1 pound = 2 dollars or 1 FJD=10 shillings. The Fijian pound was used by Fiji from 1873 to 1969 and was subdivided into 20 shillings (symbol: s) with 1 shilling=12 pence (symbol: d).
Fijian dollar coins and banknotes
The Fijian dollar is subdivided into 100 cents.
Currently in circulation coins are in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50 cents, 1, 2 dollars and banknotes are in denominations of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 dollars.