FAQs

Issuer of Banknotes and Coins

Can I reproduce a banknote for advertising or information purposes?

Bahamas banknotes may not be reproduced by anyone for any reason without the expressed written permission of the Central Bank of The Bahamas. However, the Bank may, at its discretion, permit the display of banknote and coin images in printed format at no greater than 75% of their actual sizes.


  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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