WSTxxx Samoan Tālā exchange rate Live chart (Samoa currency, code: WST, symbol: $ or WS$ or SAT or ST or T)

Samoa currency : Samoan Tālā (ISO 4217 currency code: WST, symbol: $ or WS$ or SAT or ST or T) : 1 Samoan Tālā (WS$) = 100 sene. Samoan Tālā is official currency of Independent State of Samoa (Malo Saʻoloto Tutoʻatasi o Sāmoa), until 1997 known as Western Samoa, a Polynesian island country in Oceania. The currency name 'Tala' is derived from the German word 'Thaler'. In 1962, Samoa achieved political independence from New Zealand. On 10 July 1967, the tālā was introduced and replaced the pound. The Samoan Tālā symbol WS$ is still used for the tālā, representing the country's previous name Western Samoa, used up to 1997, when the word Western was officially removed and the country became known as just Samoa. Therefore, the Samoan Tālā symbol SAT, ST and T appear to be in use as well. Samoa central bank is Central Bank of Samoa (Faletupe Tutotonu o Samoa), in Apia, Samoa.