- A picture shows notes of the new South Sudan pound, which pictures the late South Sudanese independence leader John Garang, in Juba on July 18, 2011. (Getty)
Founded: 18 July 2011, replacing the Sudanese pound after South Sudan’s independence on 9 July 2011.
Images: SSP banknotes feature the image of John Garang, the late leader of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM).
Exchange Rates Thursday 24 May 2012
Black Market: $1 = SSP 4.5
Forex Bureau: $1 = SSP 3.7
South Sudan Central Bank: $1 = SSP 3.1
Central Bank of South Sudan (CBoSS) | Economy | Finance | Ministry of Finance - South Sudan