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, a sketch of Yellowfin Tunas, an ornamental design of the island’s goldsmiths, and the national flag.
The reverse of the note illustrates a man sailing in a boat on the shores of a fishing village next to a figure of the Nguzu Nguzues, which is used in the traditional figurehead on canoes in the Solomon Islands. This note is part of the 2006 series, and its color is blue.
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.