Symbol : ₫
Country : Vietnam
The Vietnamese dong is the currency of Vietnam. The banknotes have both a paper banknote and polymer (plastic) banknote series in circulation. The State Bank of Vietnam is responsible for issuing the Vietnamese banknotes.10 Mile Cab Ride: $1.30 USD
Budget Dinner for 2: $4.06 USD
Pint of Beer: $0.87 USD
Each dong has a portrait of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam’s communist revolutionary leader, on the front and various scenes that reflect the country’s landscape and culture on the back. The Vietnam dong has been the official currency since 1946 when it replaced the French Indochinese piastre at par.
Vietnamese Dong Disclosure
It is not advised to purchase Vietnamese dong unless you intend to travel there and use it as local currency. It is not possible to predict the future value of the Vietnamese dong. There is no evidence to suggest that the Vietnamese dong will increase or decrease in value. The purchase of this currency should be considered an extremely high-risk currency transaction. By purchasing this currency, you agree that you were not instructed by the operator of this website to buy Vietnamese currency and that you will not hold the operator of this website liable for any loss or gain in the Vietnamese currency value.
Did You Know?
These items cost the USD equivalent in the city of Hanoi, Vietnam*:
*Figures are based on 2021 data. Information is subject to change as exchange rates and cost of goods fluctuate.