The American Dollar (USD)
The official currency of the United States of America is the United States Dollar or USD, and USD also happens to be the preferred currency in many countries outside of the United States, despite such countries having their own local currency. This is because the US dollar is held in high regard due the the stable nature of the US economy. American currency is one of the most widely used in the world, with many consumers purchasing products internationally and businesses trading in the US dollar. When converting your AUD to USD or vice versa, whether it be for an online retail purchase or a larger businesses deal, you want to be assured you are getting the best value for money. FX Compare is a comparison website that enables you to check and compare a number of exchange rates.
Compare exchange rates
With FX Compare, you have access to an online market of banks and other providers, so you can compare foreign currency exchange rates between them. When exchanging your AUD to USD, you can peruse our list of providers, comparing both their rates, services and fee structures, before contacting your chosen provider to arrange a transfer. Our easy-to-use interface helps you find the information you need quickly in our fast and secure environment, with encryption for your added peace of mind.
FX Compare advantage
When you are looking to exchange your currency into another, it is important to find the best exchange rate possible with the lowest fees, which is where FX Compare comes in. We are a convenient online marketplace of providers, which means you can browse the best rates and make the best decision for you, your family or your business. Whether you are looking to going on a holiday overseas, making significant purchases or a direct international money transfer, make sure you check everyone's exchange rates on our comparison tool before you transfer money.
United States Dollar specifications
|Name:||US Dollar, USD, US$|
|Commonly referred as:||Greenback, Buck, Benjamins|
|Minor Unit:||Cent or Penny = 1/100 Dollar. Nickel = 1/20 Dollar. Dime = 1/10 Dollar|
|Banknote denominations:||$1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100|
|Coin denominations:||1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, 50¢, $1|
|Central Bank:||Federal Reserve Bank http://www.federalreserve.gov|
|ISO 4217:||Code USD, Number 840, Exponent 2|