Information about currency: Ghanaian Pound

Ghanaian Pound (1958 - 1965)
Currency NameGhanaian Pound
System1 Pound = 20 Shillings, 1 Shilling = 12 Pence
Description

The Ghanaian Pound was the currency of Ghana between 1958 and 1965. It was subdivided into 20 shillings, each of 12 pence. Until 1958, Ghana used the British West African pound, after which it issued its own currency. In 1958, Bronze coins were issued for ½ and 1 penny, along with cupro-nickel 3 and 6 pence, 1 and 2 shillings. The 3 pence coin was scalloped in shape.

In 1965, Ghana introduced the first cedi at a rate of 1 pound = 2.4 cedis, i.e., 1 cedi = 100 pence.

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Ghanaian Pound: Details
Issued ByGhana
From1958
To1965
Ghanaian Pound: Users
CountryPeriodFromTo
Flag of Ghana Ghana Ghanaian Pound 1958 1965
Ghanaian Pound: Related Currencies
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Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Pound Sterling (pre-decimal) 1801 1971