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Metal nuevo sols and centimes - modern coins of Peru

  • Name:
  • Monetary unit:
  • Capital:
  • Area:
  • Language:
  • the Country code:
  • Peru, Republic
  • New sol
  • Lima
  • of 1 285 220 sq. km
  • Spanish (state), a Quechua, an Aymara, etc.
  • PE (PER) 604

Republic Peru Monetary unit is new sol which is equal 100 centimes. In a money turnover there are coins in nominal value 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 centimes and 1, 2, 5 nuevo sols.

From all currencies of the Latin American region, Peruvian new sol remains stable and reliable currency as has least suffered from universal financial crisis. By August, 8th, 2010 a rate of exchange Peruvian new sols it is equal 2,79 for 1 US dollar. In a translation from Spanish the word sol means "sun". Sol is also the ancient French coin equal of 1/20 livres.

Circulating coins have been entered in 1991 of denomination into 1, 5, 10, 20 and 50 centimes and 1 New sol. Coins 2 and 5 New sols have been added in 1994. Coins of 1 and 5 centimes officially are in circulation, but meet very seldom. The aluminium coin 1 centime has been entered in December, 2005, and a coin of 5 centimes in 2007. On all coins the arms of Peru in an environment of text Banco Central de Reserva del Peru (the Central reserve bank of Peru) on face side are represented. On a reverse of all coins the nominal value is designated, and at bimetallic coins 2 and 5 New sols, the plotting of humming-bird Naska also is seated.

Nominal value: 1 new sol
Stamping: 2005
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse 1 new sol of Peru the Reverse 1 new sol of Peru
Nominal value: 2 new sols
Stamping: 2003
the Material: the Center - a brass, a ring - stainless steel
the Note:
the Obverse 2 new sols Peru the Reverse 2 new sols Peru
Nominal value: 5 nuevo sols
Stamping: 2006
the Material: the Center - a brass, a ring - stainless steel
the Note:
the Obverse of 5 nuevo sols of Peru the Reverse of 5 nuevo sols of Peru

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