The Australian Dollar
Introduced in 1966, the Australian dollar, or the AUD, is the official currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, including Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Heard Island & McDonald Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and Norfolk Island. The Australian dollar is now the sixth-most-traded currency in the world, and is popular to trade in due to the general stability of the economy, among other factors. Here at FX Compare, we can help you find the best Australian dollar exchange rate when converting your money. You can compare our extensive list of banks and other major providers of foreign money to make sure you are getting the best rate.
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Australian dollar specifications
|Name:||Australian Dollar, AUD, A$, AU$|
|Commonly referred as:||Aussie dollar, Buck|
|Minor Unit:||Cent = 1/100 Dollar|
|Banknote denominations:||$5, $10, $20, $50, $100|
|Coin denominations:||$2, $1, 50¢, 20¢, 10¢, 5¢|
|Central Bank:||Reserve Bank of Australia http://www.rba.gov.au|
|ISO 4217:||Code AUD, Number 36, Exponent 2|