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 5 Dollars note front features Sir Frank Worrell (1924 – 1967), who was a West Indies cricketer and Jamaican senator. The reverse note side has the 3Ws Oval is a cricket facility located at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus. This note is part of the 2013 – 2017 series and, its color is Green. (150 x 65 mm)
Text: Five Dollars, Central Bank Of Barbados, This Notes Are Legal Tender For The Payment Of Any Amount, $5 Five Dollars, Governor, Sir Frank Worrell, he 3Ws Oval, De la Rue, Bridgetown, 5.