East Caribbean Dollar

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East Caribbean Dollar

The currency for all members and associate members of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States except for the British Virgin Islands. It traces its origins to the Spanish dollar, the world's leading currency in the 18th century, but it was first issued in 1965, replacing the British West Indian dollar at par.
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Saga handed over a cheque for over 50,000 Eastern Caribbean Dollars (pounds 12,000) recently and plans for a new school are afoot.
It's a bustling setting and the stallholders are keen to sell, just be sure to barter well and bring with you Eastern Caribbean dollars.
They also took 680 Eastern Caribbean dollars, worth around pounds 130.
The Minister states that, in response to the many requests received from potential investors in the wider Caribbean region and in the North American Diaspora, the Government will issue this long term bond in both US and Eastern Caribbean Dollars.

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