Convert Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR) to US Dollar (USD )
Exchange rates used for currency conversion updated on 26th May 2015 ( 26/05/2015 )
Below you will find the latest exchange rate for exchanging Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR) to US Dollar (USD) , a table containing most common conversions and a chart with the pair's evolution.
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The official currency of Sri Lanka is the rupee. Each rupee is symbolized in monetary transactions with one of the following symbols: "Rs", or "SLRs". Each rupee is divided into 100 cents, though there are no coins nor banknotes in common circulation denominated in cents. The old cents based coins remain as legal tender, but are rarely if ever used.
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka issues coins in the following denominations: 50 cents, Rs.1, Rs.2, Rs.5, and Rs.10. In addition to these coins the central bank also issues banknotes in these denominations: Rs.10, Rs.20, Rs.50, Rs.100, Rs.200, Rs.500, Rs.1000, Rs.2000, and Rs.5000.
One unique attribute of the Sri Lankan banknotes is that they are printed vertically on the back of the note.
About US Dollar (USD)
The privately owned and government sanctioned United States Federal Reserve Bank manages the monetary policy for the United States dollar (USD). The USD is the the worlds most widely held reserve currency and the most traded currency in world currency trading markets. The USD is official currency in 14 countries and the unofficial or de facto currency in 37 others. The US dollar is the second largest currency in circulation having been surpassed by the euro. The USD is a floating fiat currency.