The Centrale Bank van Curacao en Sint Maarten is the only institution entitled by law to issue coins and paper money in the Countries Curacao and St. Maarten. Since 1971 the Guilder is pegged to the US Dollar. The official NAf / US$ rate is 1.79. The bank notes are printed by “Koninklijke Joh. Enschedé” in the Netherlands. The coins are minted by the Royal Dutch Mint “Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt”.