The Kuwaiti dinar is the currency of Kuwait. The Kuwaiti dinar is divided into 1,000 fils. The Kuwaiti dinar was introduced in 1960 to replace the Gulf rupee. In 1990, when Iraq invaded Kuwait, the Iraqi dinar replaced the Kuwaiti dinar as the currency. After the war ended, the Kuwaiti dinar was restored as the country's currency and a new banknote series was introduced. This page provides - Kuwait Currency- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Kuwaiti Dinar - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.