Formerly the currency of Ecuador was the sucre which was discontinued in 2000. The USD is now used there for trade.
See a 1986 diez 10 Ecuadorian sucre paper money bill that we have in the pics following. On the front is an impression of Sebastián de Belalcázar who was a conquestador from Spain. He has been given credit for founding the capital city of Ecuador known as Quito as well as cities inside of modern day Columbia like Santiago de Cali. The front side of this bill also has Banco Del Ecuador printed on it as well as the serial number which is 15794891. This currency’s denomination is in large numbers on both sides of Sebastián de Belalcázar’s portrait. The back side is in blue print and has an image of the country’ arms. This bank note is in uncirculated condition.
The money of the country Ecuador at one time was known as the Sucre. It was printed for 116 years ending in the year 2000. This country now uses the United States Dollar for its currency.
In the pictures following one will find a 1988 cinco (five in English) Sucres bank note. On its obverse is an image of Antonio Jose de Sucre (a notable figure in the independence movement of South America against Spain). This paper bill has the date of when it was printed: Noviembre 22 de 1988 and the name of the capital Quito. The words Banco Central Del Ecuador are found at the top and its serial number is 09138073 below which are the number denomination surrounded by colorful patterns. The back side of this money is has the countries arms on it and it red in color. This Ecuadorian paper currency note is in uncirculated condition.
“BANCO CENTRAL DE L ECUADOR 5 CINCO SUCRES” Sucres adalah Mata uang dari Negara Ecuador uang kertas 5-Lima Cinco Sucres tahun 1988 kode nomer seri: (09138073) Serie IC. Kondisi uang kertas ini BARU UNC bersih dan sempurna crips clean and perfect, HARGA RP 500 RIBU RUPIAH /1 SATU LEMBAR, MAAF HARGA BELUM TERMASUK ONGKOS KIRIM, TERIMA KASIH. P.S APABILA BELI LEBIH DARI 5 LEMBAR AKAN KAMI KASIH DISCOUNT SEBESAR 15% PLUS ONGKOS KIRIM GRATIS, !
Ecuador today uses the United States dollar as its money. Prior to its adoption of the USD its currency was called the sucre and it had a history that spanned more than 100 years from 1884 until 2000. Its name came from a Latin American independence leader Antonio José de Sucre y Alcalá.
In the following pics there is a 1998 ten thousand sucres Ecuadorian bank note. On its obverse is an image of Vicente Rocafuerte who was a president of Ecuador in the years 1834 until 1839 and had a hand in making that country free from Spain and Gran Columbia. The serial number of this paper money is 21156621 and the denomination in the Spanish language is diez mil sucres. The reverse side is designed with a picture of monument found in the capital city of Quito. This currency bank note is in uncirculated condition.
Ecuador started using Centavos back in the year 2000 when it adopted the US dollar as its currency. There one will find Centavos as well as US coins and paper bills.
See below for an example of a 50 Centavo coin which is the same size of the US half dollar. Banco Central Del Ecuador (Central Bank of Ecuador in English) is printed on the reverse along with the monetary value of the coin. The front has Jose Eloy Alfaro Delgado on it who served that country as President for 2 terms. He is known for contributing to Ecuadorian national unity, improving infrastructure and secularism. Eloy Alfaro was a leader not afraid to make changes and challenge the status quo. He can be credited with freedom of speech in Ecuador as well. Even though the fifty Centavo coin is silver in color is actually made out of nickel bonded steel.
Koin uang logam mata uang asing dari Negara Ecuador 50-lima puluh centavos Republica Del Ecuador **Eloy Alfaro** Banco Central Del Ecuador Cincuenta Centavos