FAQs

Issuer of Banknotes and Coins

Does the Bank still issue the $1/2 and $3 banknotes and the 15-cent coin?

Yes. The $1/2 and $3 banknotes, and the 15-cent coin are still issued by the Bank. While many view these as collector's items, these denominations remain legal tender and readily availabe for issue.


  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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