AFN - Afghan Afghani (؋)
STD - São Tomé and Príncipe dobra (Db)

Currency conversion rates from AFN to STD

10 AFN10 STD
20 AFN20 STD
50 AFN50 STD
100 AFN100 STD
250 AFN250 STD
500 AFN500 STD
1000 AFN1000 STD
2000 AFN2000 STD
5000 AFN5000 STD
10000 AFN10000 STD
10 STD10 AFN
20 STD20 AFN
50 STD50 AFN
100 STD100 AFN
250 STD250 AFN
500 STD500 AFN
1000 STD1000 AFN
2000 STD2000 AFN
5000 STD5000 AFN
10000 STD10000 AFN

AFN - Afghan Afghani (؋)

Afghan Afghani

The Afghan Afghani (AFN) was introduced in 2003 as the new currency for Afghanistan. Two distinct rates were established: the government issue of 1000 and the northern alliance of 2000. Prior to 2003 the currency was the Afghanistan Afghani (AFA). There is no stock market. Money lending as well as foreign exchange is done through money bazaars.

The Afghan Afghani is the currency in Afghanistan (AF, AFG). The symbol for AFN can be written Af. The Afghan Afghani is divided into 100 puls. The exchange rate for the Afghan Afghani was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The AFN conversion factor has 3 significant digits.


  • Afghanistan relies on foreign aid, trade, and farming from bordering countries.
  • The country and international concerns are focusing on improving infrastructure by creating jobs, promoting development of housing, and investing in education.
  • International groups contributed over $2 billion to help Afghanistan’s dying economy.
  • Afghanistan's agricultural products include wheat, wool, nuts, mutton, opium, lamb skin, and sheep skin.
  • Afghanistan exports mainly nuts, fruit, carpets, and cotton.
  • Imports include textiles, petroleum products, and capital goods.


  • The first Afghani (AFA) was introduced in 1925. Before this time period the Afghan Rupee was the official currency.
  • From the year 1925 to the year 1928 Afghani treasury notes were introduced.
  • In 1975, all Afghanistan banks were nationalized.
  • In 1981, the Afghani was pegged to the United States Dollar at 1 USD = 50 Afghanis.
  • Afghanistan was taken over by Taliban rulers in 1996. The Taliban central bank declared the Afghanistan Afghani worthless and the bank cancelled the contract they had with Russia for printing their money. The country's currency was devalued against the US dollar to a rate of 1 USD = 43 Afghani.
  • In 2002, the new Afghan Afghani currency (AFN) was introduced. In October, 2003 Afghanistan started using AFN as the official currency in local trade.
  • In 2005, Afghani coins replaced the 1, 2, and 5 Afghani banknotes.
  • Since 2005 the Afghanistan economy has grown at a steady pace.

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STD - São Tomé & Príncipe Dobra (1977–2017) (STD)

São Tomé & Príncipe Dobra (1977–2017)

Sao Tome and Principe are two small Portuguese-speaking islands approximately 140 kilometers apart in the Gulf of Guinea. The Dobra is the official currency of the islands and is represented by the symbol Db. The Dobra was pegged to the Euro in 2010 at a stable rate of 1 Euro = 24,500 STD.

The Sao Tome Dobra is the currency in Sao Tome and Principe (ST, STP). The symbol for STD can be written Db. The Sao Tome Dobra is divided into 100 centimos. The exchange rate for the Sao Tome Dobra was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The STD conversion factor has 5 significant digits.


  • Economic development in Sao Tome and Principe has been adversely affected by factors such as government decisions and natural disasters, as well as lack of resources.
  • Cocoa has been the main contributor to economic development in Sao Tome and Principe for the past 34 years. However, this has been affected by disasters such as drought. Bananas, fish, cinnamon, beans, and poultry also contribute to agricultural production, but it does not meet the needs of the consumers.
  • Modern economic development has been geared towards developing the large amount of oil said to be present in the Gulf of Guinea.
  • The majority of manufactured goods are imported.
  • The authorities have tried to decrease price controls and grants, but monetary development has remained inactive.


  • The Escudo was replaced by the Dobra at a rate of 1:1.
  • In 1996, banknotes were issued in denominations of 5,000, 10,000, 20,000 and 50,000 dobras.
  • In 1997, coins were issued in denominations of 50 cêntimos, 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 dobras.
  • In 1997, banknotes were issued in denominations of 50, 100, and 1,000 dobra.
  • In 2008, 10,000 dobra banknotes were issued.
  • In 2010, the Dobra was officially pegged to the Euro at a stable rate of 1 Euro = 24,500 STD.

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