FAQs

Issuer of Banknotes and Coins

Where are Bahamian banknotes and coins printed and minted?

Bahamian dollar banknotes are printed by De la Rue, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England and Francois-Charles Oberthur, Paris, France while coins are minted by the Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and Royal Mint, United Kingdom.


  1. Where are Bahamian banknotes and coins printed and minted?
  2. How is currency placed into circulation?
  3. What are the factors influencing the volume of banknotes in circulation?
  4. Can I reproduce a banknote for advertising or information purposes?
  5. Does the Bank still issue the $1/2 and $3 banknotes and the 15-cent coin?
  6. What should I do if I have a counterfeit banknote or suspect a banknote to be counterfeit?
  7. Can I be reimbursed for a counterfeit banknote?
  8. Are torn banknotes legal tender and, in addition to multilated banknotes, are they redeemable? If so, what should I do?


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