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Salt Spring Dollars
Voucher Currency System

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Administrator Information
Name Eric Booth
E-mail Address ebooth@saltspring.com
Position / Job Title Officer
First Language English
Organization Salt Spring Island Monetary Foundation
Organization Type Non-Government Organization (Registered)
URL Address www.saltspringdollars.com
Currency System Information
Status Operating
Year the System was Started 2001
Community Salt Spring Island
Country Canada
Medium of Exchange Notes / Bills
Unit of Value Units of National Currency Equivalent
Valuation Convertible for National Currency
Cost-Recovery Mechanism
  1. Funds received through purchase of vouchers
  2. FREE - No Charge
Source of Funding Private Donations
Purpose for Establishing System All reasons
Size of Membership 4,000
Population of Area Served by System 10,000
Additional Information

Funds are generated from the purchase of Saltspring Island Dollars with national currency by collectors and tourists who do not redeem them. The funds raised pay for the printing of new currency and other operational costs, and the amounts generated above these costs are lent out interest-free to community enterprises and projects.

Images Gallery
First Edition Salt Spring Island Five Dollar Bill - Back

First Edition Salt Spring Island Five Dollar Bill - Back

First Edition Salt Spring Island Five Dollar Bill - Front

First Edition Salt Spring Island Five Dollar Bill - Front

One Saltspring Dollar - Back

One Saltspring Dollar - Back

One Saltspring Dollar - Front

One Saltspring Dollar - Front

Two Saltspring Dollars - Back

Two Saltspring Dollars - Back

Two Saltspring Dollars - Front

Two Saltspring Dollars - Front

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