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Liberia (1847 - )
|Information about what currencies were issued by Liberia, with lists of coinage, as well as periods when foreign-issued currencies were used.|
Currency: Liberian Dollar. Used in Liberia: (1847 - 1907)
|Period||First Liberian Dollar|
|Used||1847 - 1907|
The first Liberian dollar was issued in 1847. It was pegged to the US dollar at par and circulated alongside the US dollar until 1907, when Liberia adopted the British West African Pound instead, which was pegged to the British Pound Sterling.
In 1935, United States currency replaced the British West African Pound. In 1937, Liberia started issuing the Liberian dollar again.
Currency: Liberian Dollar. Used in Liberia: (1937 - present)
|Period||Second Liberian Dollar|
|Used||1937 - present|
The first Liberian dollar had been used from 1847 to 1907, after which it was replaced by foreign currencies: the British West African Pound and then the United States Dollar.
While the US Dollar is still legal tender in Liberia, the country started issuing the Liberian Dollar again 1937, and it is now the official currency of the country. The currency is served by both coins and banknotes of various denominations.
Silver Two Ounces (2 oz)
3 coins (2004 - 2005)
Silver Twenty-five Grams (25 g)
1 coin (2006)