Currency of Ghana: Ghanaian cedi ₵

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The Ghanaian Cedi is the currency of Ghana. The code of Ghanaian cedi is GHS. We use as symbol of Ghanaian cedi. The Ghanaian Cedi is divided in 100 pesewas. GHS is regulated by Bank of Ghana.

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  • The most popular conversions of Ghanaian cedi are GHS/US dollar GHS/West African CFA franc GHS/euro GHS/British pound
  • the Ghanaian cedi was introduced in 3 Jul 2007 (12 years ago).
  • There are 6 coins for the Ghanaian cedi ( 1Gp , 5Gp , 10Gp , 20Gp , 50Gp and 1 ),
  • the Ghanaian cedi has 4 banknotes ( 5 , 10 , 20 and 50 )

The Ghanaian Cedi

Long ago, the exchange currency in Ghana consisted only of shells – the cypraea (cowry shell), which gave its name to the currency used today in Ghana. The Cedi is divided into 100 pesewa, which is the name of a plant seed that originally served as a unit weight for gold.

Ghana's political figureheads are gathered on 2 banknotes. The upper face of the10 Cedi bill displays: Wordsworth Odame Larbi, Fred Otoo, and E. Kwasi Nukpor, who are key players in Ghana's political scene today. On the 10,000 Cedi bill, there is also a group of 6 political leaders, including Kwame Nkrumah, an independent politician, who was jailed by the British until 1951, after which he held the position of Prime Minister from 1957 to 1960, and President from 1960 to 1966.

There is only one exception: That of Yaa Asantewaa, Queen Mother of the Ashanti Empire, whose portrait appears on the 20 Cedi bill. At the beginning of the 20th century, this petite lady took the reins of the rebellion against the British colonists in place of men who were afraid.

Other banknotes and coins feature additional Ghanaian symbols, such as the emblems on the reverse side of every coin, a cocoa bean, of which the country is the world's leading producer, on the 20 Pesewas coin, or else a diamond on the 1000 Cedi bill.

Converter Ghanaian cedi

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Exchange rate of Ghanaian cedi , currency of Ghana

currency/GHS Converter
1 USD = 5.3707 GHS
1 XOF = 0.0092 GHS
1 EUR = 6.0489 GHS
1 GBP = 6.7218 GHS
1 NGN = 0.0149 GHS
1 ZAR = 0.3864 GHS
1 CAD = 4.1157 GHS
1 AED = 1.4621 GHS
1 LRD = 0.0267 GHS
1 PHP = 0.1054 GHS
1 KES = 0.0521 GHS
1 CNY = 0.7813 GHS
1 TRY = 0.9402 GHS
1 SAR = 1.4320 GHS
1 KWD = 17.6461 GHS
1 BTC = 57718.1515 GHS
1 QAR = 1.4751 GHS
1 AUD = 3.7797 GHS
1 PKR = 0.0336 GHS
1 TTD = 0.7906 GHS
1 BHD = 14.2439 GHS
1 MYR = 1.3070 GHS
1 INR = 0.0784 GHS
1 SSP = 0.0412 GHS
1 JOD = 7.5750 GHS
1 LBP = 0.0036 GHS
1 SDG = 0.1189 GHS
1 ZMW = 0.4288 GHS
1 UGX = 0.0015 GHS
1 IQD = 0.0045 GHS
1 OMR = 13.9492 GHS
1 LYD = 3.8423 GHS
1 RUB = 0.0857 GHS
1 JPY = 0.0497 GHS
1 XAF = 0.0092 GHS
1 GMD = 0.1078 GHS
1 SLL = 0.0008 GHS
1 ILS = 1.5178 GHS
1 MAD = 0.5620 GHS
1 TZS = 0.0023 GHS
1 BDT = 0.0635 GHS
1 RWF = 0.0059 GHS

Use of the converter

Enter the amount to convert at the top and choose a second currency., You can also get the history of the price rate by clicking on the "convert" button., If you want to see the parity of the GHS currency with other currencies, go to the table " Ghanaian cedi exchange rate" below.
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