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history of the West African Currency Board

J. B. De Loynes

history of the West African Currency Board

by J. B. De Loynes

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Published by West African Currency Board : [Distributed by the Crown Agents] in London .
Written in English

  • Great Britain. West African Currency Board -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    First ed. published in 1962 under title: The West African Currency Board, 1912-1962.

    Statementby J. B. de Loynes.
    LC ClassificationsHG1350.W5 D44 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 49 p. 8 leaves of plates (1 fold.), [2] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5252061M
    LC Control Number75324813

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0 Reviews. A History of the West African Currency Board [J B Loynes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from the introduction: What follows is an attempt to describe in broad outline the conditions in which the West African Currency Board came into existence; and to sketch the Board's gradual development and the vicissitudes through which it has passed in half a century of Author: J B Loynes.

African history. In pre-colonial times, many objects were sometimes used as currency in Africa. These included shells, ingots, gold (gold dust and gold coins (the Asante)), arrowheads, iron, salt, cattle, goats, blankets, axes, beads, and many the early 19th century a slave could be bought in West Africa with manilla currency; multiples of X-shaped rings of bronze or other metal that.

A history of the West African Currency Board [J. B De Loynes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying De Loynes, J. History. In the 19th century, the pound sterling became the currency of the British West African territories and standard issue United Kingdom coinage circulated.

The West African territories in question were Nigeria, the Gold Coast (now Ghana), Sierra Leone and The Gambia. Inthe authorities in London set up the West African Currency Board and issued a distinctive set of sterling. Features of "orthodox" currency boards. The main qualities of an orthodox currency board are: A currency board's foreign currency reserves must be sufficient to ensure that all holders of its notes and coins (and all bank creditors of a Reserve Account at the currency board) can convert them into the reserve currency (usually –% of the monetary base M0).

Mar 28,  · Therefore the liquidation of East African Currency Board was decided and the establishment of three national central banks was officially announced simultaneously in June by the governments of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

The East African Currency Board ceased operations one Cited by: 2. Fifteen West African nations plan to launch a common currency this year under the auspices of the Economic Community of West African States. That group strives for economic integration and development, and the new currency could help with creation of a single market for goods and services, as outlined by the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement.

The series will fill gaps in the history, statistics, and scholarship of currency boards. This paper and its accompanying spreadsheets are background material for a forthcoming book on currency boards by Steve H.

Hanke, Nicholas Krus, and Kurt Schuler. The spreadsheets digitize financial West African Currency Board (Gambia, Ghana. May 17,  · The Bowers Blog has previously looked at African non-coin currency forms in Hefty Sum: Central African Throwing Knife Currency.

In this post we revisit this topic and examine another African currency, the horseshoe-shaped manilla which was exchanged for trade goods in Nigeria from the 15th Century up until the middle of the 20th Century. Narsey W. () Establishment of the West African Currency Board and East African Anomalies.

In: British Imperialism and the Making of Colonial Currency Author: Wadan Narsey. Apr 25,  · The Currencies Of The Nations Of Africa. History Of Currency In Africa. still a culture of bartering where an item is exchanged for another of immediate value rather than using the official currency.

Some African regions like West Africa are planning to introduce West African Monetary Zone comprising of Anglophone countries to have a.

member of the currency board used the West African Pound as its currency until it switched to the Dollar in The West African Currency Board became a model for all subsequent British colonial currency boards including the East African Currency Board, the Southern Rhodesian Currency Board as well as Currency Boards in Libya and Somaliland.

BRITISH WEST Africa, West African Currency Board 10 Shillings - $ My Father was stationed in West Africa during World War II. He was a Staff Sergeant in the US Army Air Force - Air Transport Command. He brought this and many other paper monies back home to North Carolina with him. Please look at the other paper money we have on ebay from my Father's military service in Africa.

The goods, concepts, and practices with respect to money, or in some works currency, have a very long and geographically broad history, with varied and shifting meanings, going back at least a millennium in specific contribution of African sources, as the field of monetary history has developed, has become an expanded understanding of the empirical intricacy and careful Author: Jane I.

Guyer, Karin Pallaver. with WAEMU to achieve the goal of a single West African currency. See this book’s Abbreviations and Acronyms section. and East African countries and —A currency board, in which a. promote imperial political identities. 4 The creation of the West African Currency Board confirms his argument.

Its establishment was due to the recommendations of the Report of the West African Currency Committee (WACC), a body commissioned by the Rt. Hon. Lewis Harcourt, M.P., Secretary of State for the Colonies. The mandate of the Committee was.

gurated in when the West African Currency Board (W.A.C.B.) was estab-lished.4 The Board presided over a monetary system which was effectively an extension of that of the imperial power: the currency of the colonies was visually distinct and was backed by its own reserves, but it was held at parity.

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WEST AFRICAN CURRENCY BOARD Pound System. Issue: 1 Shilling. P 2 Shillings. P-2 a b: 10 Shillings. P-4 a b: 20 Shillings. P-5 a b. Issue: Jul 01,  · – The West African Currency Board (WACB), prior to the Independence of Ghana was vested with the responsibility of overseeing the issue of Currency in Ghana.

Accordingly, the West African Pound, Shillings and Pence were the units of Currency in Ghana until July Aug 30,  · The Rand replaced the South African pound as legal tender on 14 February It was named after the Witwatersrand, a range of hills famous for Author: Coinweek.