BELIZE

(dollar = 100 cents)

52-BZD

Text Box: 	The Central Bank of Belize was established on 1st January 1982.
	The Central Bank follows its precursors: 
	The Monetary Authority of Belize, which was established on 1st November 1976 and 
	The Belize Board of Commissioners of Currency which operated from 1894 to 1976.
	The Belize Dollar has a fixed rate of 		$2BZ = $1US. 
	US currency and travelers cheques in US currency are widely accepted.
Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: free
 Out: previous declaration if more than equivalent of 500 BZD(255 USD)
	Local currency:
  In: free up to 100 BZD ( 51 USD)
 Out: free up to 100 BZD

Last 120 days

NOTES in circulation (1990+)

COINS in circulation (1990+)

Collector series (1984)(not exchangeable, collector price only)

older NOTES (Central Bank of Belize, 1983-89) exchangeable with no time limits

older NOTES (before Central Bank-1982) exchangeable with no time limits

Oval: to the rates
Belize, 2 dollars, 1998Belize, 2 dollars, 1998

 

NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes 

BZD 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 (1990+)  “Central Bank of Belize”

xx / xx %

in circulation

BZD 1 (1990) ; 100, 20, 10, 5, 2, 1 (1983-89) “Central Bank of Belize”

?? / ?? %

no limits

older notes issued by “Government of British Honduras” (1939-73),

 “Government of Belize” (1974-76), “Monetary Authority of Belize” (1980)

Series for collectors  (1984) with gold folio (may go to collectors)

?? / ?? %

not exchangeable!

Coins

dollar 1; cents 50, 25, 10, 5, 1 (1990+)

xx / xx %

in circulation

 

cents 50, 25, 10, 5, 1 (1894+)(Belize and British Honduras)

?? / ?? %

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Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

22 966

287 730

English (official)

Roman Catholic 49.6 %

male 66.54

 

Belmopan 8 700

Spanish, Mayan

Protestant 27 %

female 70.44

2005 : 6 800 (113)

Belise City 52 600

Garifune, Creole

none 9.4 %, other

 

 

BZD 2 (1973)

BZD 1 (1980)

BZD 1 (1975-76)

BZD 100 (2003,1997)

BZD 100 (1990-94)

BZD 50 (2003,1997)

BZD 50 (1990-91)

BZD 20 (2012, commemorative)

BZD 20 (2003,1997)

BZD 20 (1990)

BZD 10 (2003,1997-2001,1996)

BZD 10 (1990-91)

BZD 5 (2003,1999-2002,1996)

BZD 5 (1990-91)

BZD 2 (1999-2005 similar)

BZD 2 (1990-91)

2 dollar(1998)(28.4mm, 8g)

1 dollar(2012) commemorative

1 dollar(1990)(26mm, 9g)

50 cents (2010)(27.74mm, 9.07g)

25 cents(2007) (23.6mm,5.655g)

10 cents (17mm,2.4g)

5 cents (20.19mm,1.045g)

1 cent (19.51mm,0.79g)

Dollars 5 (1984)

Dollars 10 (1984)

Dollars 20 (1984)

BZD 100 (1989)

BZD 20 (1987,86,83)

BZD 10 (1987,86,83)

BZD 5 (1987-89)

BZD 1 (1990)

BZD 1 (1987,85,83)

BZD 100 (1980)

BZD 20 (1980)

BZD 20 (1974-76)

BZD 10 (1980)

BZD 10 (1974-76)

BZD 10 (1973)

BZD 5 (1980)

BZD 5 (1975-76)

BZD 5 (1973)