The dollar is the official currency in Barbados since 1935, when the Barbadian government-issued paper money denominated in dollars. This currency replaced the East Caribbean dollar, and notes were introduced in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 20 and 100 dollars. The 1 dollar was discontinued, and the 2 dollars note introduced in 1980, followed by a 50 dollars note in 1989. A new notes design was issued in 2013.
Currently are circulating banknotes with denominations of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 dollars.
The 10 Dollars note front features Charles Duncan O’Neal (1879 – 1936), who was a Barbados physician, political figure, and labor rights activist. The reverse note side has the Charles Duncan O’Neal Bridge over the Careenage in Bridgetown. This note is part of the 2013 – 2017 series and, its color is brown on multicolor underprint. (150 x 65 mm)
Text: Ten Dollars, Central Bank Of Barbados, This Notes Are Legal Tender For The Payment Of Any Amount, $10 Ten Dollars, Governor, Charles Duncan O’Neal, Charles Duncan O’Neal Bridge, De la Rue, Bridgetown, 10.