Samoan Tālā (WST) Profile

WS$ (sometimes SAT, ST or T)

1/100 , sene 
WS$1, WS$2, 10 sene, 20 sene, 50 sene
WS$2, WS$5, WS$10, WS$20, WS$50, WS$100
Central Bank of Samoa (


The Samoan Tālā (WST) is the official currency of Samoa. It is the legal tender used for all transactions within the country.


The Tālā was introduced in 1967, replacing the pound when Samoa gained independence from New Zealand.

Samoa has a close association with New Zealand and maintains strong economic ties with the region.

Coins and Banknotes:

The Samoan Tālā is subdivided into 100 sene.


Coins currently in circulation are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 sene, as well as 1 and 2 Tālā.


The most commonly used banknotes are 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 Tālā.

Each banknote typically features important cultural, historical symbols, and landmarks of Samoa.