The dollar is the official currency in the Bahamas since 1966, when it replaced the pound 7 years before the nation’s independence. Notes with denominations of ½ 1, 3, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 dollars were introduced during the first transition. Since 2016 a new banknote series has been submitted, updating security features and colors.
Currently are circulating banknotes with denominations ½ 1, 3, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 dollars.
The 50 Dollars note front features Sir Roland T. Symonette (1898 – 1980), who was the 1st Premier of the Bahamas, map of The Bahamas. The reverse note side has The Central Bank of Bahamas building. This note is part of the 2005 – 2015 series horizontal format and, its color is orange, brown, and green. (156 x 67 mm)
Text: Fifty Dollars, The Central Bank of the Bahamas, These notes are legal tender under the Central Bank of The Bahamas Act 2000 for payment of any amount Fifty Dollars, $50 Fifty Dollars, map of The Bahamas, The Central Bank of Bahamas building, Governor, Blue Marlin (Makaira nigricans), Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber), Sir Roland T. Symonette, 50.