Sierra Leonean Currency

Going on a trip to Sierra Leone and wants to know the name of the Sierra Leonean money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $1 American dollars in Sierra Leonean currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local currency used in Sierra Leone, currency symbol, notes and more.


Sierra Leonean Currency Exchange Rate Today

Sierra Leone Money

  • The official money used in Sierra Leone is Leone.

  • The currency symbol of the Sierra Leonean money is Le.

  • The Sierra Leonean currency code is SLL.

  • The Leone Notes: The Sierra Leonean currency notes are made up of 1000, 2000, 5000, 10 000 leones.

  • The Leone Coins: 1 Leone is made up of 100 Cents. Sierra Leonean Cent Coins go from 10, 50, 100, 500 leones.

What is the best currency to use in Sierra Leone? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Sierra Leonean money and use the local Leone as it is accepted everywhere in Sierra Leone. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Japanese Yen are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Sierra Leone? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within Sierra Leone (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Leone to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most cases minute by minute.

Therefore it's wise to check the current currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Sierra Leonean Leone before buying the Leone you need for your next trip from American Dollar to Leone Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Leone to Stirling Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most days by the minute.

It’s important to ask for the the current currency exchange rate for British Pound to Sierra Leonean Leone before buying the Leone you need for your next trip from Stirling Pound to Leone Exchange Rate Today.