The currency used in Jamaica is called as the Dollar. This currency is denoted with the currency sign $ and the ISO 4217 Code for the Jamaican Dollar is JMD.
The Dollar, is the official currency of the Jamaica . It is divided into 100 smaller units called cent.
The constitution of Jamaica provides that the Jamaica government shall have the power to print the Jamaican Dollar and cent coins to be used as a legal tender in Jamaica.
The Jamaican Dollar bank notes and Cent coins are both designated as "legal tender" in payment of debts.
The Jamaican Dollar bill uses the decimal system, consisting of 100 equal units.
The symbol $
, usually written before the numerical amount, is used for the Jamaican Dollar.
Currently printed bank notes denominations are $50, $100, $500, $1000 $5,000
and the coins are minted in the denominations of 10c ,25c, $1, $5, $10, $20 1c.