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Metal peso - modern coins of Uruguay

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  • Uruguay, Republic
  • Uruguayan peso
  • Montevideo
  • of 176 220 sq. km
  • the Spanish (state), Portuguese
  • UY (URY) 858

Republic Uruguay Monetary unit is peso which is equal 100 centesimos. In the cash circulation there are coins of denomination 1, 2, 5, 10 peso.

At gold standard acceptance in 1896 Uruguay has acquired currency stability. This favorable state of affairs has concluded after the First World War. And economic difficulties after the Second World War have called strong inflation which became serious test after 1964 and proceeded in 1970th years.

Peso has been replaced in November, 1973 by New peso in size - 1 new peso to 1000 old. New peso also has been divided into 100 centesimos. After proceeding inflation Uruguayan peso has replaced New peso on March, 1st, 1993, again at a rate of 1 new with 1000 old.

In 1994 coins from stainless steel of denomination 10, 20 both 50 centesimos and brass coins 1 and 2 peso uruguayos have been entered. Coins 5 and 10 peso uruguayos have been entered in 2003 and 2000, accordingly. In July, 2010, coins 10, 20, 50 centesimos have been withdrawn from circulation.

Nominal value: 1 peso
Stamping: 1994
the Material: Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse 1 peso of Uruguay the Reverse 1 peso of Uruguay
Nominal value: 2 peso
Stamping: 1994
the Material: Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse 2 peso of Uruguay the Reverse 2 peso of Uruguay
Nominal value: 5 peso
Stamping: 2005
the Material: Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse 5 peso of Uruguay the Reverse 5 peso of Uruguay

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