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Ascension Island Currency

Money

The currency in use on Ascension Island is the Saint Helena Pound which is fixed to the British Pound Sterling. This is divided into 100 pence. Saint Helena banknotes are accepted on Ascension Island and Saint Helena only. They cannot be exchanged in UK banks. Notes and coins are the same as in Great Britain apart from the design. British money is accepted all over the island and the US dollar is accepted occasionally, notably at Cat Hill (US Base).


Currency Exchange Rates


AUD 1 AUD 5 AUD 10 AUD 100 AUD 1,000
Australia AUD 1.00 AUD 5.00 AUD 10.00 AUD 100.00 AUD 1,000.00
Canada CAD 0.99 CAD 4.93 CAD 9.87 CAD 98.66 CAD 986.61
Ireland EUR 0.68 EUR 3.42 EUR 6.85 EUR 68.47 EUR 684.74
New Zealand NZD 1.04 NZD 5.18 NZD 10.37 NZD 103.65 NZD 1,036.53
South Africa ZAR 11.02 ZAR 55.10 ZAR 110.21 ZAR 1,102.08 ZAR 11,020.80
United Kingdom GBP 0.58 GBP 2.92 GBP 5.84 GBP 58.42 GBP 584.22
United States of America USD 0.76 USD 3.78 USD 7.56 USD 75.64 USD 756.37

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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