Wednesday, 26th November 2014

Central Bank of Liberia

Currency

The Liberian Dollar is the official currency of the Republic of Liberia. However, the United States Dollar is a legal tender in Liberia and is used along side the Liberian Dollar currency. The Liberian currency comprises banknotes and coins.

The banknotes are in the denomination of $5.00, $10.00, $20.00, $50.00 and $100.00 while the coins are in $0.05, $0.10, $0.25, $0.50 and $1.00.

  • The five-dollar banknote carries on the front the portrait of Liberia's 5th President, Edward J. Roye and the back carries the seal of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) and women harvesting the staple food of Liberia, rice;
  • Ten-dollar banknote carries on the front the portrait of Liberia's 1st President, Joseph J. Roberts and the back carries the seal of CBL and a rubber farmer on a rubber plantation;
  • The twenty-dollar banknote carries on the front the portrait of Liberia's 18th President, William V.S. Tubman and the back carries the seal of CBL and a man on the farm;
  • The fifty-dollar bank note carries on the front the portrait of Liberia's 20th President, Samuel K. Doe and the seal of CBL and a palm plantation;
  • And the hundred-dollar banknote carries on the front the portrait of Liberia's 19th President, William R. Tolbert, Jr. and the back carries the seal of CBL and a typical Liberian business woman with her child in the market.