The Ecuadorian sucre was the official currency of Ecuador from 1884 until 2000, when it was replaced by the US dollar.
The US dollar is the most traded currency in the world. The world’s unofficial reserve currency, it can be found in most major currency pairs. In forex, it’s an important benchmark and target rate for countries that fix or peg their currencies against its value. It is also used as the standard currency for oil, precious metals and other commodities.
$1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
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The Ecuadorian sucre lost massive value in 1999 and in early 2000 President Jamil Mahuad made the announcement that the sucre was to be replaced by the US dollar. The currency value ended at 25,000 sucre = 1 US dollar at that time.
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