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 5 Solomon Islands dollar note front design features the National Coat of Arms on a background that presents an image of coral reefs. A yellowfin tuna confronts the fisherman who catches it with a traditional fishhook.
The reverse of the note illustrates a group of fishermen surrounded in a circle, which are fishing with a spear. This note is part of the 2019 series, and its color is blue and yellow underprint.
Text: Solomon Islands Five Dollars This Note is legal tender For Five Dollars, Governor, Secretary, Finance, Central Bank of Solomon Islands, To lead is to Serve. 5 Dollars.