Damaged Currency

The Central Bank of Samoa will exchange any damaged, mutilated or contaminated currency of the Independent State of Samoa with new currency at the face value under the conditions that there are sufficient fragments or remains of the currency.

The Mutilated banknote may be exchanged

At full face value
if more than three fourths of the genuine note remains
cbsgov damcurrency 5 tala

 

 

 


 

At half face value
if less than three-fourths but more than two-fifths of the genuine note remains
cbsgov damcurrency 10 tala
 

 

 

 

 

At no face value
if less than two-fifths of the note remains
cbsgov damcurrency 20 tala
 

 

 

 

 

The Mutilated coin can be exchanged
At face value
if it is unfit because of being distorted , rusted or etc
 
At no face value
if it is unrecognizable or it has dubious aunthenticity


Last Updated: 16 May 2014