Suriname Dollar - SRD

Definition of 'Suriname Dollar - SRD'


The currency abbreviation for the Suriname dollar (SRD), the currency for Suriname. The Suriname dollar is made up of 100 cents and is presented with the symbol $. The coins of this currency are denominated in cents based on the previous currency, the guilder, which was also made up of 100 cents.

Investopedia explains 'Suriname Dollar - SRD'


The Suriname dollar was introduced as the official currency of Suriname in 2004, when it replaced the guilder at a rate of 1,000:1. The old coins continued to be used, but were worth a fraction of a dollar instead of a fraction of a guilder. With the exchange rate of 1,000:1, coins became 1,000 times more valuable overnight.


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