Samoa 100 Tala


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The tālā peso is the official currency of Samoa. The official currency symbol: $. The currency’s name is the equivalent of dollar and cent in the Samoan language. Following the country’s political independence from New Zealand in 1962, the tālā was established in 1967. Samoa had previously used the pound alongside New Zealand coins and its own banknotes. After the country changed its official name to Samoa, removing the word “Western” in 1997, the symbol WS $ is still used for tālā, given the reference to the old name ‘Western Samoa’. In addition, the currency uses the symbols SAT, ST and T are also in use.

The Bank of Western Samoa introduced the first banknotes in denominations of 1, 5, and 10 tālā. Then in 1985, the new Central Bank of Samoa introduced new notes in denominations of 50 tālā, followed by the 100 tālā note in 1990 and the 2 tālā note in 1991. In 2008, a new series of banknotes were introduced in denominations of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 tālā. Today, the Central Bank of Samoa is in charge of issuing and regulating the Samoan currency.

The 100 Samoan tālā note front design features the portrait of Malietoa Tanumafili II (1913 – 2007), who was the Malietoa (the title of one of Samoa’s four paramount chiefs) and the head of state of Samoa from 1962 to 2007. The reverse of the note presents a view of the Mulivai Catholic Cathedral, located in Apia (Capital city), followed by the National Coat of Arms. The lettering of the note is presented in the Samoan and English language. This note is part of the 2008 -2017 series, and its color is emerald green and multicolor.

Text: SELAU TALA One Hundred Tala FALETUPE TUTOTONU O TUPE FA’ATAGAINA-MALO O SAMOA Legal Tender In Samoa Samoa Central Bank of Samoa, FALETUPE TUTOTONU O Samoa SELAU TALA One Hundred Tala Central Bank of Samoa.

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