Falkland Islands: Coins Issued and Used

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Falkland Islands (1833 - )
Information about what currencies were issued by Falkland Islands, with lists of coinage, as well as periods when foreign-issued currencies were used.
Currency: Falkland Islands Pound (pre-decimal). Used in Falkland Islands: (1899 - 1971)
CurrencyFalkland Islands Pound (pre-decimal)
PeriodFalkland Islands Pound (pre-decimal)
Used1899 - 1971
Description

The pound was introduced following the reassertion of sovereignty in the Falklands Islands by the British in 1833. Initially, the British currency circulated, with the pound subdivided into 20 shillings, each of 12 pence.

Specific issues of banknotes have been made for the Falkland Islands since 1899. In 1971, the pound was decimalised and subdivided into 100 pence. Coins have been minted specifically for the Falklands since 1974.

During the earlier Argentine occupation, the peso circulated.

Currency: Falkland Islands Pound. Used in Falkland Islands: (1971 - present)
CurrencyFalkland Islands Pound
PeriodFalkland Islands Pound
Used1971 - present
Description

The pound was introduced following the reassertion of sovereignty in the Falklands Islands by the British in 1833. Initially, the British currency circulated, with the pound subdivided into 20 shillings, each of 12 pence.

Specific issues of banknotes have been made for the Falkland Islands since 1899. In 1971, the pound was decimalised and subdivided into 100 pence. Coins have been minted specifically for the Falklands since 1974.

During the earlier Argentine occupation, the peso circulated.

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