The Bank of Guyana issued a $100 circulation coin and a $10,000 commemorative coin in observance of Guyana's 55th Independence Anniversary on July 19, 2021. The coins were officially launched by Governor Dr Gobind Ganga.

The circulation coin which has a face value of $100 it is the second coloured coin to be issued by the Bank. The $10,000 commemorative coin is struck in 99.99 pure silver with selective gold plating and has a selling price of $18,000. The $100 coin was minted by the Royal Canadian Mint while the $10,000 coin was minted by Osborne Mint.


 The COVID-19 pandemic, while posing a global health risk, is also a serious financial threat to the financial sector.  In an effort to maintain its commitment to safeguarding and strengthening the resilience of the financial sector, the Bank of Guyana (BOG) and the Guyana Association of Bankers (GAB) has committed to and implemented a series of measures designed to minimise the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the entire financial system. The BOG at the inception of the pandemic had relaxed a few Supervisory Guidelines and commercial banks were encouraged to also assist with measures to alleviate the burden on borrowers.

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Guyana

Oil & Gas Virtual Summit

1-2 December 2020

 

Presentation by Dr Gobind Ganga, Governor Bank of Guyana.
 

Not so long ago Guyana was viewed as a beautiful country, full of potential, but lacklustre in growth. Today this is not so, she has attracted lots of interest from around the world and her potential is poised to being realised. This conference is indicative of that fact.

As Investors, many of you are not only seeking opportunities in the oil and gas sector, but also in other sectors. Let me say from the outset investment opportunities in Guyana are vast.

The Bank of Guyana as a major institution in Guyana has been working assiduously to ensure that Guyana’s economy remains strong, encourages investments and is willing and able to support the oil and gas sector within Government’s broader mandate.

The Bank of Guyana will launch a $100 circulation coin and a $10,000 commemorative coin in observance of Guyana's 50th Republic Anniversary. The coins will be officially launched Wednesday, August 26, 2020, by Governor Dr. Gobind Ganga.

The circulation coin which has a face value of $100 is the first coloured coin to be issued by the Bank. The $10,000 commemorative coin is struck in 99.99 pure silver with selective gold plating and has a selling price of $17,000.
Both coins were minted by the Royal Canadian Mint.

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