The currency abbreviation or currency symbol for the Jordanian Dinar (JOD), the currency for Jordan. The dinar is made up of 10 dirham, 100 qirsh or 1000 fils and has no official symbol, but is often presented with the informal notation (JD). The dinar is also circulated on Israel's West Bank.


The dinar was first seen replacing the Palestinian pound in 1949. Dinarian coins were denominated in Arabic until 1992 and then changed to english. The dinar has been pegged to the International Money Fund's Special Drawing Rights since October of 1995. It is also unofficially pegged to the U.S. dollar.

  1. KWD

    The currency abbreviation or currency symbol for the Kuwaiti ...
  2. IQD (Iraqi Dinar)

    The currency abbreviation or currency symbol for the Iraqi dinar ...
  3. KWD (Kuwaiti Dinar)

    The currency abbreviation or currency symbol for the Kuwaiti ...
  4. BHD (Bahraini Dinar)

    The currency abbreviation for the Bahrain dinar (BHD), the currency ...
  5. Hard-Coded Stock

    This is a term that refers to a company's stock symbol or ticker ...
  6. IRR (Iranian Rial)

    The currency abbreviation or currency symbol for the Iranian ...
Related Articles
  1. Trading

    Top Ten Reasons Not to Invest In The Iraqi Dinar

    Before you plunk down your hard-earned dollars for the Iraqi dinar, here are our Top Ten reasons why you should not invest in this scam.
  2. Trading

    Iraqi Dinar: Can Comparables Guide Investment?

    Is the Iraqi dinar a good investment? Compared to the Kuwaiti dinar, the Vietnamese dong, and the Egyptian pound, it doesn't stack up.
  3. Financial Advisor

    Top Tips for Diversifying with Exotic Currencies (UUP, EUO)

    Is there an opportunity in exotic currencies right now, or are you safer sticking to the major ones?
  4. Trading

    Understanding The 2010 Options Symbology

    There is a wealth of information in the expanded option symbols, but they should make things easier for traders.
  5. Trading

    The Origins Of Common Currency Symbols

    Check out some of the world's most heavily traded currencies and their origins.
  6. Investing

    Translating Ticker Talk

    Stock tickers can say a lot about a company in just a few letters. Find out how to read them.
  1. Do hedge funds have ticker symbols?

    Discover whether or not hedge funds have ticker symbols, where you can find ticker symbols and the significance of a ticker ... Read Answer >>
  2. Why do some stock symbols have three letters while others have four? What is the ...

    Stocks found on the New York and American Stock Exchange will normally have symbols with three letters or fewer. On the other ... Read Answer >>
  3. Why Do Mutual Fund Tickers Have an 'X' at the End?

    Mutual fund tickers end with an 'X' to distinguish them from other types of securities. Read Answer >>
  4. Why did my stock's ticker change?

    When a ticker symbol of a publicly traded company changes, it generally means one of a few things. Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Money Market

    The money market is a segment of the financial market in which financial instruments with high liquidity and very short maturities ...
  2. Perfect Competition

    Pure or perfect competition is a theoretical market structure in which a number of criteria such as perfect information and ...
  3. Compound Interest

    Compound Interest is interest calculated on the initial principal and also on the accumulated interest of previous periods ...
  4. Income Statement

    A financial statement that measures a company's financial performance over a specific accounting period. Financial performance ...
  5. Leverage Ratio

    A leverage ratio is any one of several financial measurements that look at how much capital comes in the form of debt, or ...
  6. Annuity

    An annuity is a financial product that pays out a fixed stream of payments to an individual, primarily used as an income ...
Trading Center