Historic Ghana Cedi Kenyan shilling

Ghana Cedi kenyan shilling history since 16/04/2024 until today (0 years). Search for GHS to KES exchange rate history for a particular date, month or year.

is the currency (supplied by Bank of Ghana and the currency supplied by Central Bank of Kenya. The GHS KES historical data can be seen on the Ghana Cedi kenyan shilling historical chart.

01/10/2019: New Generation Banknotes

Kenya introduced a new series of banknotes with enhanced security features and design elements to fight illicit financial activities.

16/09/2019: Ghana Goes Cashless

The government launched the Ghana.Gov payment platform, aimed at promoting electronic payments and reducing cash transactions.

05/07/2012: GHS Symbol Change

The Bank of Ghana introduced a new currency symbol for the cedi, changing it from GHȼ to GHS.

01/07/2010: Introduction of New Currency Denominations

Kenya introduced new currency denominations, including the 1000 shilling note, to combat money laundering and illegal financial activities.

03/07/2007: Decimals Dropped

The Bank of Ghana dropped four decimal places, making 1 new Ghanaian cedi = 1 GHȼ.

01/07/2002: Replacement of New Cedi

The new Ghanaian cedi, denoted as GHC, replaced the second cedi at a rate of 1 cedi = 10,000 cedis.

14/09/1994: Transition to New Currency

Kenya introduced a new design of banknotes and coins to counter counterfeiting and promote national identity.

01/07/1985: Second Devaluation of the Shilling

The Kenyan shilling was further devalued by 30% as part of economic reforms and structural adjustments.

14/09/1980: Devaluation of the Shilling

The Kenyan shilling was devalued by 30% as part of an austerity measure to address the country's economic challenges.

17/07/1978: Second Cedi Introduced

Due to high inflation, the second Ghanaian cedi was introduced with a new currency code, GHS.

14/06/1969: Decimalization of the Shilling

Kenya decimalized its currency, dividing the shilling into 100 cents for easier transactions and financial calculations.

14/06/1966: Introduction of the Kenyan Shilling

The Kenyan shilling was introduced as the official currency of Kenya replacing the East African shilling as a result of Kenya's independence from British colonial rule.

19/07/1965: Cedi Introduced

The Ghanaian pound was replaced by the Ghanaian cedi at a rate of 1 pound = 2.4 cedis, symbolizing economic independence.

06/03/1957: Ghana's Independence

Ghana gained independence from British colonial rule, leading to the introduction of the Ghanaian pound as its currency.