Concept

Dollar

Summary
Dollar is the name of more than 20 currencies. The United States dollar, named after the international currency known as the Spanish dollar, was established in 1792 and is the first so named that still survives. Others include the Australian dollar, Brunei dollar, Canadian dollar, Eastern Caribbean dollar, Hong Kong dollar, Jamaican dollar, Liberian dollar, Namibian dollar, New Taiwan dollar, New Zealand dollar, Singapore dollar, Trinidad and Tobago Dollar and several others. The symbol for most of those currencies is the dollar sign $ in the same way as many countries using peso currencies. The name "dollar" originates from Bohemia and a 29 g silver-coin called the Joachimsthaler. Economies that use a "dollar" Others countries that use "United States dollar" Other territories that use a "dollar"
  • : Eastern Caribbean dollar
  • (Netherlands): US dollar
  • : US dollar (alongside the pound sterling)
  • : US dollar
  • : Eastern Caribbean dollar
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