SEYCHELLES

(rupee = 100 cents)

145-SCR

Last 120 days

Text Box: 	The official rate is about 6 SCR/USD, and the black market rate is about 10 SCR/USD, but visitors must, by law, pay for all their excursions, board and lodging and all other services provided by hotels, guesthouses and self-catering establishments in major international currency notes, or by credit card. 	
	Other services payable in foreign exchange include: car hire, diving, boat charter, ferry or air transportation, excursions, entrance fees (to reserves, marine parks, etc.). 	
	Costs for taxis and for restaurants not forming part of a hotel may be settled using either foreign or local currency. 
	Other incidental purchases are payable in local currency.
Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: free
 Out: free
	Local currency:
  In: up to 1 000 SCR (181 US$)
 Out: up to 1 000 SCR (181 US$)

NOTES in circulation (2016)

Oval: to the rates

Áàíêíîòè è Ìîíåòè â îáðúùåíèå (2016)

older Notes (1998+) in circulation until ??

rupee  5 (1992+)

rupee  1 (1990+)

cents 25 (1990+)

cents 10 (1990+)

cents 5 (1990+)

cents 1 (1990+)

older Coins (1990) in circulation until ??

SCR 500 (2005)(150*75mm)

SCR 100 (2001)(150*75mm)

SCR 100 (1998)(150*75mm)

SCR 50 (2004)(150*75mm)

SCR 50 (1998)(150*75mm)

SCR 25 (1998)(150*75mm)

SCR 10 (1998)(150*75mm)

 

NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes

SCR (rupees) 500, 100, 50, 25 (2016)

xx / xx %

in circulation

SCR (rupees) 500, 100, 50, 25, 10 (1998+)

xx / xx %

in circulation until ??

older notes ‘Government of Seychelles’ (till 1975); ’Republic of Seychelles’ (1976-77);          

xx / xx % 

redeemable 

‘Seychelles Monetary Authority’(1980-81); Central Bank of Seychelles (1983+) should be redeemable

 

 

 

 

Coins

rupee 10, 5, 1; cents 25, 10, 5, 1

xx / xx %

in circulation

rupee 5, 1; cents 25, 10, 5, 1 (1990+) (the older coins are similar, should be valid too)

xx / xx %

in circulation until ??

Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

456

81 541

Seselwa Creole

Roman Catholic 86.6 %

male 66.41

 

Victoria 23 000

English, French

Anglican 6.8%

female 77.4

2002 : 7 800 (102)

 

(all official)

 

 

 

rupee  100 (1989) Central Bank of  S.

rupee  100 (1983) Central Bank of  S.

rupee  100(1980-81 sim) Monetary Authority

rupee  100 (1977) Republic of S.

rupee  100 (1968-75) Government of S.

rupee  50 (1989) Central Bank of  S.

rupee  50 (1983) Central Bank of  S.

rupee  50 (1980) Monetary Authority

rupee  50 (1977) Republic of S.

rupee  50 (1968-73) Government of S.

rupee  25 (1989) Central Bank of  S.

rupee  25 (1983) Central Bank of  S.

rupee  25 (1980)

rupee  25 (1977)

rupee  20 (1968-74)

rupee  10 (1989)

rupee  10 (1983)

rupee  10 (1980)

rupee  10 (1976)

rupee  10 (1968-74)

rupee  10 (1967)

rupee  10 (1963)

rupee  5 (1960)

rupee  5 (1954)