decision-making

Related Legislation

PART IV of the BOJ Act (Oct. 1960) - Currency, Coinage and Legal Tender

money history

Currency History

First units of exchange used by the Spaniards were items such as glass beads and trinkets, scissors and mirrors

policy

Structure Policy

Section 12(1) of the BOJ Act gives the Bank “the sole right and authority to issue notes and coins in the Island”

time

Currency Timeline

Timeline of currencies used starting from the 1500's

money services

Banknotes

Jamaican banknotes are issued in denominations of $50, $100, $500, $1000 and $5000

coins

Coins

Jamaican coins currently in circulation are minted in denominations of $1, $5, $10 and $20

Bob Marley Gold Coin

Souvenir Coins

Gold, Silver and Bi-Metallic Coins, Proof Sets for coins and notes

demonitised-coins

Demonetisation of Coins

Information relating to the Demonetisation of $0.01, $0.10 and $0.25