US Dollar to South African Rand β€” exchange rate

You will find a currency converter from the USD to the ZAR on this page. It is possible to convert any amount from US Dollar to South African Rand ($ to R) using Myfin currency converter at the live rates of 2021-09-18.

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1 USD = 14.7468ZAR

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To calculate the values for foreign currency conversions, we use the market exchange rates of 159 currencies of the world.

USDUS Dollar
  • Country of Circulation: United States, British Virgin Islands, Ecuador, Panama and others
  • Currency Code, Symbol: USD, $
  • Denominations of coins in circulation: 1Β’, 5Β’, 10Β’, 25Β’
  • Denominations of banknotes in circulation: $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
  • History:

    The US dollar ($) is the national currency of the United States of America, one of the global reserve currencies. It is used as an official currency unit in Salvador, Marshall Islands, Panama, Bermuda. USD is used as an abbreviation for convenience and internationalization purposes.

    The US dollar is subdivided into cents. Every dollar has 100 cents. The currency has existed since 1792. The first dollars were made out of silver, then paper notes appeared. They have had the traditional greenish or grey color from the outset. Around 35 million pieces of dollars of different denomination worth 635 million emigrate to the USA daily. 95% of the banknotes are to replace worn-out notes.

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ZARSouth African Rand
  • Country of Circulation: South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, Eswatini
  • Currency Code, Symbol: ZAR, R
  • Denominations of coins in circulation: 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, R 1, R 2, R 5
  • Denominations of banknotes in circulation: R 10, R 20, R 50, R 100, R 200
  • History:

    The South African rand (R) is the currency of the Republic of South Africa. The currency is also legal in Lesotho and Namibia. The rand is a free currency, and in the financial world it is known as ZAR.

    One rand is worth 100 cents. In 1961, after leaving the Commonwealth of Nations, the rand replaced the previous currency – the South African pound. All notes since 2012 have had a portrait of the most famous South African figure – Nelson Mandela – on the averse, and the reverse has had images of noble African animals.

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Historical data of the 1 US Dollar to the South African Rand exchange rate

Saturday 18.09.2021
14.7468 ZAR
Friday 17.09.2021
14.7468 ZAR
Thursday 16.09.2021
14.6133 ZAR
Wednesday 15.09.2021
14.4141 ZAR
Tuesday 14.09.2021
14.3524 ZAR
Monday 13.09.2021
14.1416 ZAR
Sunday 12.09.2021
14.2069 ZAR


  • USD/ZAR – US Dollar to South African Rand conversion

    Our USD/ZAR currency converter allows instant conversion by live rates. Current value of 1 USD equals 14.7468 ZAR.
  • US Dollar to South African Rand conversion

    We use quotation information as of 2021-09-18 05:56 PM ET to calculate the conversion rate of two currencies. Specified values are considered average but can match the rates of specific financial organizations. To get a result, you only need to:
    • indicate an amount of money to convert in the window with US Dollars;
    • wait for automatic USD to ZAR conversion.
    With the help of this tool, you can convert any amount of US Dollars into South African Rands in a few seconds.
  • How has the dynamic of USD to ZAR rate changed in the last week

    Here you can also find a chart with the US Dollar rate fluctuations since 2015. In the last week, the pound to dollar conversion rate has changed by 0.5399 ZAR or +3.6611%.
  • The dynamic of USD to ZAR rate over the last month

    The monthly data of USD to ZAR conversion rate dynamic helps to understand market trends better. USD has moved by -3.3953% or -0.5007 ZAR.