Our Currency Journey

Zone A - Currency zone

The designs of a country's currency reflect its history, culture and aspirations. Discover the evolution of currencies reflecting Singapore's development from the 1800s till today, from the variety of currencies used for trade in the 19th century, the introduction of the Straits Settlements Dollar, and subsequently the creation of a common currency, the Malaya and British Borneo money.

Learn about the key milestones of Singapore's currency journey and get a glimpse of our rich heritage.

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