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Ecuador - sucre

Sucre 1 = 100 centavos

International designation: S

Denomination banknotes in circulation: 50 000, 20 000, 10 000 and 5000 sucre

Value of coins in circulation: 1,000, 500, 100, 50, 20 and 1 sucre

The national currency of the country is the U.S. dollar (US $), equal to 100 cents (centavos). In circulation are banknotes in denominations of $ 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 and coins of $ 1, 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 cent. Also in circulation are banknotes in denominations of $ 2 and $ 1 coin, but to meet them in the back can be less and less.


It was invested too much time and money, and therefore the Government would only add a few more notes of nominal value, but this failed to help.

As a result, had to create an entirely new monetary unit, it is natural to create it was given much less time and money, so it turned out less acceptable. But all women should be said that the currency had many elements of the protection system, as well as had a fairly presentable appearance.

But now the currency is still not as stable as we would like, maybe that's why the country has refused to fully


Currency has a fairly classical design, but still worth mentioning about some interesting elements. In the first place is worth to point out the excellent and well-formed clamping system security features, they do very well protected by currency and original.


The country is very popular with tourists, it is necessary to point out that a very large contribution to the economy and, consequently, contributes to the development of the country is tourism.