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The total cost you are charged by your foreign exchange provider consists of the margin from the mid-rate offered plus any fixed or percentage fees. These margins and fees vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money transactions as shown below.


USD to SLL interbank exchange rate = 8390

Right now the USD/SLL interbank exchange rate is 8390. It’s also called the mid-market rate or just the mid-rate and is the rate that banks use when trading large amounts of foreign currencies with one another.

It's the reference rate we use to calculate how much you are being charged to convert Sierra Leonean Leone to United States Dollar.

This USD/SLL Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Sierra Leonean Leone amounts at the market mid-rate. You can also enter your own rates to find out the percentage difference to the latest market rates you are being charged.

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United States Dollar

Sierra Leonean Leone

1 USD 8,390.00 SLL
5 USD 41,950.00 SLL
10 USD 83,900.00 SLL
20 USD 167,800.00 SLL
50 USD 419,500.00 SLL
100 USD 839,000.00 SLL
250 USD 2,097,500.00 SLL
500 USD 4,195,000.00 SLL
1,000 USD 8,390,000.00 SLL
2,000 USD 16,780,000.00 SLL
5,000 USD 41,950,000.00 SLL
10,000 USD 83,900,000.00 SLL
50,000 USD 419,500,000.00 SLL
100,000 USD 839,000,000.00 SLL
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United States Dollar

Sierra Leonean Leone

0.0001 USD 1 SLL
0.0006 USD 5 SLL
0.0012 USD 10 SLL
0.0024 USD 20 SLL
0.0060 USD 50 SLL
0.0119 USD 100 SLL
0.0298 USD 250 SLL
0.0595 USD 500 SLL
0.1190 USD 1,000 SLL
0.2380 USD 2,000 SLL
0.5950 USD 5,000 SLL
1.1900 USD 10,000 SLL
5.9500 USD 50,000 SLL
11.90 USD 100,000 SLL
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United States Dollar to Sierra Leonean Leone (USD-SLL) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/SLL exchange rate over the last 10 years. The percentage change is the difference from the date shown to present. This lets you decide if the current rate is in your favour. You can also view our various charts of USD versus other currencies : USD historical charts.

DateExchange RatePeriodChange
20 Apr 20198390.0000Latest
13 Apr 20198390.00001 Week0%
21 Mar 20198390.00001 Month0%
22 Oct 20188390.00006 Months0%
20 Apr 20187664.00771 Year+9.47%
20 Apr 20177476.02762 Years+12.23%
21 Apr 20144337.33335 Years+93.44%
22 Apr 20093080.002110 Years+172.4%

Why can't I just get the USD/SLL market rate I see on Google or in the Media?

The USD/SLL mid-rate is the rate you will see Quoted on Google or the News, nobody except the largest banks and businesses can get exchange rates close to this mid-rate. It is actually just the theoretical half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the USD / SLL was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however the transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

The closer your final exchange rate is to the market USD/SLL midrate the better deal you are getting.

Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

The three things you need in order to get a good USD to SLL exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/SLL market mid-rate. The closer your final exchange rate is to this real market rate the better deal you are getting. You should also judge how the current rate compares to the historic rate over the past 10 years.
  2. Compare your Bank's transaction costs to several licensed FX providers, remember to compare the exchange rate margins as well as the various types of fees. We make that easy to do with our calculators for Foreign Transfers and Travel Money transactions.
  3. Review up-to-date Currency News and Forecasts for both the and currencies, if available.

Currency news and forecasts for United States Dollar and Sierra Leonean Leone

Whenever you are researching a particular exchange rate you are actually interested in two currencies as the value of a currency must always be quoted relative to a second currency.

So it follows that if you are determining the best time to transact, in this case the USD vs SLL, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Sierra Leonean Leone news and forecasts.

United States Dollar (USD) - Market news and forecasts

In the third week of April the Dollar Index was rallying strongly towards the mid-97s, slightly below major resistance at 97.70, a break of which would be massively positive for the greenback. The index was up 1.7 percent year-to-date.

The dollar’s strength comes in spite of a dovish surprise in March from the Federal Reserve, which ditched two interest rate hikes from its 2019 projections. Fortunately for dollar holders, the rest of the world has problems and other important central banks also turned dovish, removing much of the incentive for selling USD.

Bloomberg research warned in April of potential for a large upcoming move in the US dollar, up or down. Over the past quarter-century, three prominent troughs in the JPMorgan Global FX Volatility Index were followed by dollar moves over 6-month periods worth 10-15 percent. The index was trading in mid-April at a 5-year low.

Sierra Leonean Leone (SLL) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Sierra Leonean Leone market updates.