SAMOA

(tala = 100 sene)

78-WST

Text Box: 	The Monetary Board of Western Samoa was created with Act in 1974, and came into being early in 1975. All notes issued by the Monetary board are still redeemable.
	The Central bank of Samoa was created in 1984 and came into being in 1985. 
	Up to 1985 the Samoa tala was pegged to New Zealand dollar and since March 1985 to basket of currencies.
Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: free, must declare
 Out: up to amount imported and declared 
	Local currency:
  In: free
 Out: up to 2 000 tala (716 USD)

NOTES in circulation (2011+)

Oval: to the rates
Samoa_CBS_100_T_2012.00.00_B19a_PNL_JD_0800001_fSamoa_CBS_100_T_2012.00.00_B19a_PNL_JD_0800001_rSamoa_CBS_50_T_2008.08.01_B18a_PNL_RE_1605101_fSamoa_CBS_50_T_2008.08.01_B18a_PNL_RE_1605101_r

replaced with coin in 2011 !!

2 Tālā - Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi  obverse

Coins in circulation (2011)

2 Tālā - Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi  reverse1 Tālā - Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi  obverse1 Tālā - Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi  reverse50 Sene - Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi  obverse50 Sene - Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi  reverse20 Sene - Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi  obverse

tala 2 (2011) (10g*25.6mm)

tala 1 (2011) (8g*21.5mm)

50 Sene (2011) (5g*24.2mm)

20 Sene (2011) (3.64g*22mm)

10 Sene (2011) (3.3g*19mm)

10 tala (1980)

5 tala (1980)

2 tala (1980)

1 tala (1980)

1 tala (1986) World Wildlife Fund

1 tala (1977) Queens Silver Jubilee

1 tala (1974) Boxing

1 tala (1969) R.L. Stevenson

1 tala (1967)

50 sene (2000)

20 sene (1974-96)

10 sene (1974-96)

5 sene (1974-96)

2 sene (2000)

2 sene (1974-96)

1 sene (1974-96)

WST 100 (2004) (152.4*69.85mm)

WST 50 (2004) (152.4*69.85mm)

WST 50 (1990) (140*72)

WST 20 (1985-2004,similars)

WST 10 (1985-2004,similars)

WST 5 (1985-04 similars)

WST 2 (1985)

 

NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes

WST 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 (2008+)(Central Bank of Samoa)

xx / xx %

2 tala (2004) and older tala 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 (1985+) (Central Bank of Samoa)

?? %

??

 

older tala 20, 10, 5, 2, 1 (1975+) (Monetary Board of Western Samoa)

?? %

 

 

 

 

Coins

2,1 tala; sene 50, 20, 10 (2011)

xx / xx %

 

2,1 tala; sene 50, 20, 10, 5, 2, 1 (1976+)

?? %

?? %

Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

2 944

176 908

Samoan

Christian 99.7 %

male 67.93

 

Apia 35 900

English

 

female 73.65

2005 : 5 600 (125)

 

 

 

 

 

USD/WST(120 days)

latest (Nov.5)

lowest (sep.28)

highest (Jul.11)

2.73973

2.73224

2.93255

WST 100 (2008) (139*71mm)

WST 50 (2013)

WST 50 (2008) (139*71mm)

WST 50 (2012)

WST 20 (2008) (139*71mm)

WST 10 (2008)(139*71)

WST 5 (2008)(139*71)

WST 2 (2004) polymer