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Dollar to Rand Exchange Rate Today (February 2020)

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How Much Is Dollar To Rand Exchange Rate Today {Updated Daily}

The Rand to Dollar exchange rate though pegged at an official rate of 1 USD = 14.3172 ZAR had been at what could be described as freefall in the market.

Though in recent days it has been fluctuating, falling and rising every day. This rate isn’t encouraging, in fact, many South Africans now spend more buying less, an act that shouldn’t be.

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We would be highlighting the reasons why it is so. To check this page for any changes in the dollar rate, save or bookmark the link below

  • Dollar To Rand Exchange Rate Today January 2020: 14.3172 ZAR To $1 

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Exchange Rate Dollar To Rand History

  • 1 January 2019 – 1 USD = 14.3942 ZAR
  • 31 January 2019 – 1 USD = 13.2619 ZAR
  • 1 February 2019 – 1 USD = 13.3233 ZAR
  • 28 February 2019 – 1 USD = 14.0777 ZAR
  • 1 March 2019 – 1 USD = 14.2282 ZAR
  • 31 March 2019 – 1 USD = 14.2707 ZAR
  • 1 April 2019 – 1 USD = 14.3505 ZAR
  • 30 April 2019 – 1 USD = 14.3132 ZAR
  • 1 May 2019 – 1 USD = 14.2812 ZAR
  • 31 May 2019 – 1 USD = 14.5846 ZAR
  • 1 June 2019 – 1 USD = 14.5846 ZAR
  • 30 June 2019 – 1 USD = 14.077 ZAR
  • 1 July 2019 – 1 USD = 14.138 ZAR
  • 31 July 2019 – 1 USD = 14.3436 ZAR 
  • 1 August 2019 – 1 USD = 14.6235 ZAR
  • 31 August 2019 – 1 USD = 15.185 ZAR
  • 1 September 2019 – 1 USD = 15.240 ZAR
  • 30 September 2019 – 1 USD = 15.146 ZAR
  • 1 October 2019 – 1 USD = 15.330 ZAR
  • 31 October 2019 – 1 USD = 15.105 ZAR
  • 1 November 2019 – 1 USD = 15.028 ZAR
  • 30 November 2019 – 1 USD = 14.653 ZAR
  • 1 December 2019 – 1 USD = 14.985 ZAR
  • 31 December 2019 – 1 USD = 14.011 ZAR
  • 1 January 2020 – 1 USD = 14.011 ZAR
Highest: 15.453 ZAR on 19 Aug 2019.
Average: 14.712 ZAR over this period.
Lowest: 13.862 ZAR on 22 Jul 2019.

Dollars to South-African-Rands

South-African-Rands to Dollars

1 USD 14.3172 ZAR 1 ZAR 0.0698 USD
2 USD 28.6343 ZAR 2 ZAR 0.1397 USD
5 USD 71.5859 ZAR 5 ZAR 0.3492 USD
10 USD 143.1717 ZAR 10 ZAR 0.6985 USD
15 USD 214.7576 ZAR 15 ZAR 1.0477 USD
20 USD 286.3435 ZAR 20 ZAR 1.3969 USD
25 USD 357.9293 ZAR 25 ZAR 1.7462 USD
50 USD 715.8587 ZAR 50 ZAR 3.4923 USD
100 USD 1431.7174 ZAR 100 ZAR 6.9846 USD
500 USD 7158.5869 ZAR 500 ZAR 34.9231 USD
1000 USD 14317.1738 ZAR 1000 ZAR 69.8462 USD
2500 USD 35792.9345 ZAR 2500 ZAR 174.6155 USD
5000 USD 71585.8691 ZAR 5000 ZAR 349.2309 USD
10000 USD 143171.7382 ZAR 10000 ZAR 698.4619 USD

FACTS ABOUT DOLLARS

Do you know that there are actually some facts about the dollars you do not know? surprising right, well this article is about to show you a lot you do not know about the dollar. But before we go through with that, let us break down a little history about the dollars. We make use of different currency notes now or later. From the dollars to the Euro, Rand, and others. We make use of them to purchase goods ranging from food items and others, paying bills and do other things.

On April 2, 1792, the United States Congress created the U.S dollars as the standard unit of money for the country.

The word dollar is derived from low Saxton cognate of the High German Thaler. Before the use of the paper money, coins were first in use, the most commonly circulated and readily available currency used by common Americans at that time was the Spanish Peso which was also known as the Spanish milled dollars and this was of much value for its high silver content.

In those days gold and silver traded at a ratio that hardly varied over centuries. It was known as a “Bimetallic” System. In time, gold became the central monetary basis rather than silver. Britain used the monometallic system in 1816, the United States wholly adopted this system until 1900.

The first U.S paper dollar was issued in 1875. The sign on the U.S paper dollar ($) has lots of theories. However, there is one which is widely accepted all over, this was according to the Bureau of engraving and printing that the dollars sign goes back to the Spanish Peso. Now below are some interesting facts about the Dollars.

TOP 10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT DOLLARS

  1. Martha Washington America’s first lady once graced the $1 silver certificate. Nowadays the bill could be worth a good chunk of change even more than $1,000 depending on its quality. This was in 1886, 1891, 1896.
  2. Do you know that the largest bill ever printed was $100,000 bill? It was actually a Gold certificate issued in 1934. These notes were used for transactions between Federal Reserve banks and they were not circulated among the general public.
  3. Do you know that the U.s currency is not made of paper, it consists of a 75% cotton, 25% linen blend with silk fibres running through it. This is what makes it durable and lasts longer for use ( Still on How Much Is Dollar To Rand Exchange Rate Today ).
  4. 90% of paper money in U.s cities holds traces of cocaine in it. Shocking right, not only cocaine, 94% of 68 dollar bills that were tested had bacteria on them. The bacteria on them could cause an infection like Pneumonia and other infections.
  5. Check the top right corner of a dollar bill, use a magnifying glass just to the left of the top of the “I” there is what appears to be either a tiny spider or owl in the webbing pattern.
  6. Hope you also know that incomplete or a torn dollar bill is not worthless, you can tape 2 halves of a dollar bill together and the bank will replace it.
  7. You can trace where the dollar bill in your hand has been by using a site called where’s George, just enter the serial number of your bill and the site tracks it. The site has had over 270 million bills entered.
  8. Do you know that a one dollar bill falls out of circulation on average after 5.8 years according to the Federal Reserve Bank? That’s compared to the $10 bills low 4.5 years lifespan and a high of 1.5 years for the $100 bill.
  9. Take your $1 bill, look at the eagle on the back. The arrows in the eagle’s left talon represent peace.
  10. Hope you know that the two words are written above the pyramid logo “Annuit Coeptis” means “Providence Has Favoured Our Undertakings”. “Novus Ordo Seclorum” means “A New Order of the Ages” which refers to our historic form of government. This is below the pyramid.

Some Major Reasons For High Dollar To Rand Exchange Rate Today

  • IMPORTATION IS ON THE HIGH SIDE
  • SOUTH AFRICAN OBSESSION FOR FOREIGN PRODUCT
  • GOVERNMENTAL POLICIES

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