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Official country name: Republic of South Sudan

The South Sudanese pound is the official currency of the Republic of South Sudan. It was approved by the Southern Sudan Legislative Assembly before secession on 9 July 2011 from Sudan. It was introduced on 18 July 2011, and replaced the Sudanese pound at par.

1 Pound = 100 piasters ; ISO code = SSP 728

23rd April 2021, 1 USD = 130.26 south sudanese pounds; 1 Euro = 151.51 south sudanese pounds

Obsolete banknotes

  • 5 piastres
  • 10 piastres
  • 25 piastres
  • 1 pound

   

5 Sudanese Piasters P-1; B-107 Color: Green and gray Dimensions: 120 x 60 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: Two ostriches.
Security thread: Solid.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: Flag pattern.
Date: ND (2011). Prefix: AA. Intro: 19.10.2011.
Signatures: David Deng Athorbei (Minister of Finance) / Elijah Malok (Governor).

   

10 Sudanese Piasters P-2; B-108 Color: Green and yellow Dimensions: 120 x 60 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: Antelope.
Security thread: Solid.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: Flag pattern.
Date: ND (2011). Prefix: AB. Intro: 19.10.2011.
Signatures: David Deng Athorbei (Minister of Finance) / Elijah Malok (Governor).

   

25 Sudanese Piasters P-3; B-109 Color: Violet and light blue Dimensions: 120 x 60 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: River Nile.
Security thread: Solid.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: Flag pattern.
Date: ND (2011). Prefix: AD. Intro: 19.10.2011.
Signatures: David Deng Athorbei (Minister of Finance) / Elijah Malok (Governor).

   

1 Sudanese Pound P-5; B-101 Color: Green Dimensions: 125 x 62 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: Eight giraffes.
Security thread: Windowed with demetalized BANK OF SOUTH SUDAN 1.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: John Garang, electrotype 1 and Cornerstones.
Date: ND (2011). Prefix: AA - AE. Intro: 18.07.2011.
Signatures: Elijah Malok (Governor) / David Deng Athorbei (Minister of Finance).

Rare in circulation

  • 5 pounds
  • 10 pounds
  • 25 pounds
  • 50 pounds
  • 100 pounds

   

5 Sudanese Pounds P-6; B-102a (US$0.01; €0.01) Color: Red Dimensions: 130 x 64 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: Six Juba cattle.
Security thread: Windowed with demetalized BANK OF SOUTH SUDAN 5.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: John Garang, electrotype 5 and Cornerstones.
Date: ND (2011). Prefix: AB - AH. Intro: 18.07.2011.
Signatures: Elijah Malok (Governor) / David Deng Athorbei (Minister of Finance).

   

10 Sudanese Pounds P-7; B-103a (US$0.08; €0.07) Color: Aqua Dimensions: 135 x 66 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: Pineapple; water buffalo.
Security: Windowed s thread with demetalized BSS 10.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: John Garang, electrotype 10 and Cornerstones.
Date: ND (2011). Prefix: AA - AE. Intro: 18.07.2011.
Signatures: Elijah Malok (Governor) / David Deng Athorbei (Minister of Finance).

   

25 Sudanese Pounds P-8; B-104a (US$0.19; €0.17) Color: Brown Dimensions: 140 x 70 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: Mine shaft or oil derrick; Oryx antelopes.
Security thread: Windowed with demetalized BSS 25.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: John Garang, electrotype 25 and Cornerstones.
Date: ND (2011). Prefix: AB - AC. Intro: 18.07.2011.
Signatures: Elijah Malok (Governor) / David Deng Athorbei (Minister of Finance).

   

50 Sudanese Pounds P-9; B-105a (US$0.38; €0.33) Color: Purple Dimensions: 142 x 72 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: Sorghum; four elephants.
Security thread: Windowed with demetalized BSS 50.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: John Garang, electrotype 50 and Cornerstones.
Dates: ND (2011). Prefix: AA. Intro: 18.07.2011.
Signatures: Elijah Malok (Governor) / David Deng Athorbei (Minister of Finance).

   

100 Sudanese Pounds P-10; B-106a (US$0.77; €0.66) Color: Blue Dimensions: 146 x 74 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: Reclining lion; waterfalls.
Security thread: Windowed with demetalized BSS 100.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: John Garang, electrotype 100 and Cornerstones.
Date: ND (2011). Prefix: AA. Intro: 18.07.2011.
Signatures: Elijah Malok (Governor) / David Deng Athorbei (Minister of Finance).

Current banknotes

  • 5 pounds
  • 10 pounds
  • 20 pounds
  • 50 pounds
  • 100 pounds
  • 500 pounds
  • 1000 pounds

   

5 Sudanese Pounds P-11; B-102b (US$0.04; €0.03) Color: Red Dimensions: 130 x 64 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: Six Juba cattle.
Security thread: Windowed with demetalized BANK OF SOUTH SUDAN 5.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: John Garang, electrotype 5 and Cornerstones.
Date: 2015. Prefix: AL. Intro: April 2016.

   

10 Sudanese Pounds P-12; B-110 (US$0.08; €0.07) Color: Green Dimensions: 135 x 66 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: Pineapple; water buffalo.
Security thread: Windowed with demetalized BSS 10.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: John Garang, electrotype 10 and Cornerstones.
Intro: April 2016.
Dates:
a. 2015. Prefix: AL. Sign 1.
b. 2016. Prefix: AS. Sign 2.

Signatures:

1.   2.  

   

20 Sudanese Pounds P-13; B-111 (US$0.15; €0.13) Color: Brown Dimensions: 140 x 70 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: Mine shaft or oil derrick; Oryx antelopes.
Security thread: Windowed with demetalized BSS 20.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: John Garang, electrotype 20 and Cornerstones.
Dates:
a. 2015. Prefix: AA. Sign 1.
b. 2016. Prefix: AJ.  Sign 2.
c. 2017. Prefix: AQ. Sign 3.

Signatures:

1.   2. 3. 

   

50 Sudanese Pounds P-14; B-105b (US$0.38; €0.33) Color: Purple Dimensions: 142 x 72 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: Sorghum; four elephants.
Security thread: Windowed with demetalized BSS 50.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: John Garang, electrotype 50 and Cornerstones.
Dates:
a. 2015. Prefix: AE. Sign 1.
b. 2016. Prefix: AG. Sign 2.
c. 2017. Prefix: AJ.  Sign 3.
d. 2019. Prefix: AW. Sign 4.

Signatures:

1.   2. 3.  4.

   

100 Sudanese Pounds P-15; B-106b (US$0.77; €0.66) Color: Blue Dimensions: 146 x 74 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: Reclining lion; waterfalls.
Security: Windowed security thread with demetalized BSS 100.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: John Garang, electrotype 100 and Cornerstones.
Intro: April 2016.
Dates:
a. 2015. Prefix: AB. Sign 1.
b. 2016. Prefix: AC. Sign 2.
c. 2017. Prefix: AE. Sign 3.
d. 2019. Prefix: AR. Sign 4.

Signatures:

1.   2. 3.  4.

   

500 Sudanese Pounds P-16; B-116 (US$3.84; €3.30) Color: Green Dimensions: 150 x 75 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: River Nile.
Security: Windowed security thread with demetalized BSS 500.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: John Garang, electrotype 500 and Cornerstones.
Date: 2018. Prefix: AA.
Signatures: Othom Rago Ajak & Stephen Dhieu Dau Ayik.

   

1000 Sudanese Pounds P-NL; B-116 (US$7.68; €6.60) Color: Red Dimensions: 150 x 75 mm

Front: Dr. John Garang de Mabior.
Back: Ostriches.
Security features: Color-changing holographic security strip. Windowed security thread.
Printer: De La Rue, Londres (Inglaterra) - DLR.
Watermark: John Garang, electrotype 1000 and Cornerstones.
Date: 2020. Prefix: BA. Intro: 09.02.2021.

Currency Import regulations:
Local currency (South Sudan Pound-SSP): up to a maximum of SSP 40,000.-. Must be declared on arrival and approved by the South Sudanese Ministry of Finance and/or other regulatory authorities.
Foreign currencies: up to a maximum of USD 10,000.- or equivalent. Must be declared on arrival.

Currency Export regulations:
Local currency (South Sudan Pound-SSP): up to the imported amounts which are approved. Must be declared on departure.
Foreign currencies: up to the imported amounts. Must be declared on departure.

South sudanese Pound have the same exchange rate as Sudanese Pound.