- Monetary unit:
- Country code:
- Gambia, Republic
- of 10 000 sq. km
- English (state) other
- GM (GMB) 270
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Republic Gambia Monetary unit is in dalasi, the component of 100 bututs and manufactured by Central bank of Gambia.
To 1964 the West African pound equal to pound sterling was monetary unit in Gambia. On May, 13th 1964 have been founded Management of monetary circulation of Gambia to which have passed functions of issue of new monetary unit - Gambia pound. On March, 1st, 1971 has begun the activity Central bank of Gambia to which have passed issuing functions. On July, 1st, 1971 it is declared replacement of Gambia pound with new monetary unit - dalasi.
Now in the cash circulation there are notes of denomination in 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100 dalasis. Notes of one nominal value have on some modifications (issue series), as a result in a turn-over in territory of Gambia there are not 6 kinds of denominations, and from above 20.
The Face side of the note in nominal value of 5 dalasis (the size - 132 x 69 mm, primary colours - red and red-brown) is decorated by the plotting of a halcyon and a portrait of the girl, a back - the herd plotting on a grazing. On face side of a denomination of denomination 10 dalasis (the size - 138 x 72 mm, primary colours - green and olive) is represented a sacred ibis and a portrait of the boy, the plotting of a building of Central bank is on the back seated.
On face side of the note in nominal value of 25 dalasis (the size - 145 x 75 mm, primary colours - turquoise, green and dark blue) is represented the carminic bee-eater and the Gambia man, the plotting of a building of the House of Representatives of Gambia is on the back seated. The note in nominal value of 50 dalasis (the size - 150 x 78 mm, primary colours - violet, lilac and cream) on face side has the plotting of the woman and a paradise hoopoe, and on turnaround - the plotting of stone circles in Uassu.
Feature of design of Gambia notes is that unlike the majority of the African states representing on the token moneys of politicians and national heroes, on notes of Central bank of Gambia there is plotting of birds much.
On notes of Gambia manufactured in 2006 degree of protection and more brightly is strengthened and the nominal value of denominations is largely evolved.
It is updated 03.2012