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Canadian dollar

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Dollar (symbol: $) is the name of more than 20 currencies, including those of Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Liberia, Namibia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United States.
It is abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or sometimes CA$, Can$ or C$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

Jamaican dollar

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Dollar (symbol: $) is the name of more than 20 currencies, including those of Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Liberia, Namibia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United States.
It is often abbreviated to J$, the J serving to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

Australian dollar

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Dollar (symbol: $) is the name of more than 20 currencies, including those of Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Liberia, Namibia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United States.
Within Australia, it is almost always abbreviated with the dollar sign, with A$ or AU$ sometimes used to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

New Zealand dollar

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Dollar (symbol: $) is the name of more than 20 currencies, including those of Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Liberia, Namibia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United States.
Within New Zealand, it is almost always abbreviated with the dollar sign, with "NZ$" sometimes used to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

Liberian dollar

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Dollar (symbol: $) is the name of more than 20 currencies, including those of Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Liberia, Namibia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United States.
It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively L$ or LD$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

Namibian dollar

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Dollar (symbol: $) is the name of more than 20 currencies, including those of Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Liberia, Namibia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United States.
It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively N$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

Thaler

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The coins were called joachimsthaler, which became shortened in common usage to thaler or taler.
Its name lives on in the many currencies called dollar and the Samoan tālā, and, until 2007, also in the Slovenian tolar.

Swedish riksdaler

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This name found its way into other languages: Czech and Slovenian tolar, Hungarian tallér, Danish and Norwegian (rigs) daler, Swedish (riks) daler, Icelandic dalur, Dutch (rijks) daalder or daler, Ethiopian ታላሪ ("talari"), Italian tallero, Greek τάλληρον, τάλιρο, tàlleron, tàliro, Polish talar, Persian dare, as well as – via Dutch – into English as dollar.
The daler, like the dollar, was named after the German Thaler.

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On 15 January 1520, the Kingdom of Bohemia began minting coins from silver mined locally in Joachimsthal and marked on reverse with the Bohemian lion.
The silver Joachimsthaler coins minted there since the 16th century became known in German as Thaler for short, which via the Dutch daalder or daler is the origin of the English word "dollar".

Currency

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Dollar (symbol: $) is the name of more than 20 currencies, including those of Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Liberia, Namibia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United States.
The International Organization for Standardization has introduced a system of three-letter codes (ISO 4217) to denote currency (as opposed to simple names or currency signs), in order to remove the confusion arising because there are dozens of currencies called the dollar and several called the franc.

Tolar

This name found its way into other languages: Czech and Slovenian tolar, Hungarian tallér, Danish and Norwegian (rigs) daler, Swedish (riks) daler, Icelandic dalur, Dutch (rijks) daalder or daler, Ethiopian ታላሪ ("talari"), Italian tallero, Greek τάλληρον, τάλιρο, tàlleron, tàliro, Polish talar, Persian dare, as well as – via Dutch – into English as dollar.
The modern word dollar was derived from the Spanish dollar, so-called in the English-speaking world because they were of similar size and weight to the German Thalers.

Dollar sign

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Dollar (symbol: $) is the name of more than 20 currencies, including those of Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Liberia, Namibia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United States.

Fijian dollar

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It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively FJ$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

Cayman Islands dollar

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It is abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively CI$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

Belize dollar

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It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively BZ$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

Bahamian dollar

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It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively B$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

Brunei dollar

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It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively B$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

Slovenian tolar

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The name tolar comes from Thaler, and is cognate with dollar.

Hong Kong dollar

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Dollar (symbol: $) is the name of more than 20 currencies, including those of Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Liberia, Namibia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United States.

Guyanese dollar

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The Guyanese dollar is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively G$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

Shilling

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In 1804, a British five-shilling piece, or crown, was sometimes called "dollar".
After the United States adopted the dollar as its unit of currency and accepted the gold standard, one British shilling was worth 24 US cents.

Eastern Caribbean dollar

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The successor to the British West Indies dollar, it has existed since 1965, and it is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $ or, alternatively, EC$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

Trinidad and Tobago dollar

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It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively TT$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

Trade dollar

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Chinese demand for silver in the 19th and early 20th centuries led several countries, notably the United Kingdom, United States and Japan, to mint trade dollars, which were often of slightly different weights from comparable domestic coinage.
The United States trade dollar is a silver (fineness of .900 or 90%) dollar coin that was issued by the United States Mint and minted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Carson City, and San Francisco from 1873 to 1885.

Surinamese dollar

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It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively Sr$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.