The currency used in Guinea Bissau is called as the . This currency is denoted with the currency sign and the ISO 4217 Code for the is .
The , is the official currency of the Guinea Bissau . It is divided into 100 smaller units called .
The constitution of Guinea Bissau provides that the Guinea Bissau government shall have the power to print the and coins to be used as a legal tender in Guinea Bissau.
The bank notes and coins are both designated as "legal tender" in payment of debts.
The bill uses the decimal system, consisting of 100 equal units.
, usually written before the numerical amount, is used for the .
Currently printed bank notes denominations are
and the coins are minted in the denominations of .