Urielandish dollar

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Urielandish dollar
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Official usersUrielandia Empire of Urielandia and its territories.
Unofficial usersNone
Pegged toUS dollar
SymbolDU$
CodeUDS
NicknameNone
PluralUrielandish Dollars
Sub-unitUrielandish cents
Coins1 cent, 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, 50 cents, 100 cents
Banknotes1 DU$, 5 DU$, 10 DU$, 20 DU$, 50 DU$, 100 DU$, 500 DU$
Central bankCentral Bank of Urielandia
PrinterCentral Bank of Urielandia

The Urielandish dollar (Code: UDS; symbol: DU$) was the national currency of the Empire of Urielandia and its territories, and the first monetary unit of Urielandia. It was the first national currency in the history of the micronation. It was created on the last days of December, 2010, just several days after the foundation of Urielandia as a republic. The currency was issued by the Central Bank of Urielandia, which is located in the capital city Eboxia. The urielandish dollar was in the process of being replaced by the Urielandish ruby, the new monetary unit by January 1st, 2020, because of the economic transition period. By late March 2020, the economic transition officially ended.

History

The currency started its circulation on the very last days of December 2010, after the declaration of independence of the then Republic of Urielandia from Venezuela. In his first broadcast ever to the national television on December 30th, 2010, the then president of the republic announced the creation of the Urielandish Dollar as the official currency of the country, declaring that its own value is the same one as of the United States dollar, in other words the DU$ is pegged to the US dollar value. The Urielandish dollar has been the monetary unit of Urielandia for 8 years. Therefore, rumors came and went about the release of a new monetary unit, but anyone never made an official announcement within the Central Bank of Urielandia.

Nevertheless, the Imperial Government of Urielandia announced that the new monetary unit will be released in the late 2020, under the denomination "Urielandish Ruby". Days later, it was announced that the new monetary unit will be released by January 1, 2020. By late March, 2020 the Urielandish Dollar officially went out of circulation.

Coins

2018 edition

Image Value Color Description
1urielandishcent.png 1 cent Bronze Image of the national coat of arms, with the inscription of the name "Urielandia"
5urielandishcents.png 5 cents Bronze Image of the national coat of arms, with the inscription of the name "Urielandia"
10urielandishcents.png 10 cents Bronze Image of the national coat of arms, with the inscription of the name "Urielandia"
20urielandishcents.png 20 cents Silver Image of the national coat of arms, with the inscription of the name "Urielandia", with the two stars of the national flag on the far-left.
50CENT.png 50 cents Silver Image of the national coat of arms, with the inscription of the name "Urielandia", with the two stars of the national flag on the far-left.
100urielandiacent.png 100 cents Gold Portrait of HIM Uriel I, with the two stars of the national flag on the far-left. To the far-right the inscription of the country's name


The current banknotes which are circulating across the country and all its territories abroad are the following:

Image Value Color Description
1dolarurielandes2019.jpg $1 White Portrait of Emperor Norton I
5DU$.png $5 Pink Portrait of El Libertador Simón Bolivar
10DU$.png $10 Blue Portrait of John Lennon
20DU$.png $20 Green Portrait of George Harrison
50DU$.png $50 Dark blue Portrait of Argentinian lawyer Juan Bautista Alberdi
100DU$.png $100 Dark green Portrait of Adam Smith
500DU$.png $500 Gold Portrait of HIM Uriel I