Central Banking

New $50 note released in Trinidad and Tobago


The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago has issued a new banknote to celebrate 50 years of the country's independence.

On June 20 the finance minister, Winston Dookeran and the governor of the central bank, Ewart Williams, unveiled the note. While the basic design of the $50 note has been maintained, a "limited number" have been produced carry the words "Celebrating 50 Years of Independence, 1962–2012" around the coat of arms featured on the front of the note.

The central bank said it had worked

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