Barbados dollar (BBD)

ISO number: 52
ISO text: BBD
Name: Barbados dollar

The dollar has been the currency of Barbados since 1935. The present dollar has the ISO 4217 code BBD and is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign "$" or, alternatively, "Bds$" to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents. On 09 March 2009 it was reported that the international rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) rated the currency of Barbados as "A-/A-2".