Curacao and St. Maarten to change its currency

Earlier in August I reported about Curacao and St. Maarten who might also be planning a new series of banknotes. I wrote that the notes could be planned for introduction in 2021. I finished by stating that the two special municipalities within the Kingdom of the Netherlands use the Antiliaanse gulden as currency.

Well... it turns out they won't anymore. MRI Guide writes that Curacao and St. Maarten will issue banknotes in the denominations of 10-, 20-, 50- and 100-carribean guldens. "The parity of the new monetary unit will remain unchanged from the current Netherlands Antilles guilder, at 1.79 Caribbean guilder per U.S. dollar."

I'm hoping for some nice tropical Carribean design!

Steven Sunday 28 October 2018 at 11:34 am | | news
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two comments

Wez

They’re actually constituent countries within the kingdom, like Aruba. However, Saba, St Eustatius and Bonaire are special municipalities, not provinces as MRI guide states.

Wez, - 30-10-’18 21:39
Steven

That’s right, I actually mailed MRI about that mistake on their site.

Steven, (URL) - 30-10-’18 23:18
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