The Solomon Island dollar is the official currency of the Solomon Islands. The official currency symbol: SI$.
The Solomon Islands dollar was introduced after the country achieved its independence in 1977. The first banknotes were introduced in denominations of 2, 5, and 10 dollars, followed by the 20 dollar notes in 1980, and the 50 dollars note in 1986 and the 100 dollars note in 2006. The Central Bank of Solomon Islands issues all banknotes.
The 40 Solomon Islands dollar commemorative note front design features the five stars of the country’s flag superimposed on the illustration of some children on a canoe, a green turtle, a diver swimming in the coral reef and another man in a fishing boat near the mangrove swamp.
The reverse of the note illustrates a person blowing into a conch shell, followed by the map of the island and the National Coat of Arms. This note is part of the 2018 commemorative series: ‘’40 years of Independence (1978 – 2018)’’. Its color is blue.
Text: Solomon Islands Forty Dollars This Note is legal tender For Forty Dollars, Governor, Secretary, Finance, Central Bank of Solomon Islands, To lead is to Serve. 40 Dollars.