Since 1991, the Peruvian currency is the “Nuevo Sol” (S/.), which was renamed to just “Sol” (S/) in 2016. It’s subdivided into 100 centimos (cents). Issued by the Peruvian Central Reserve Bank (BCRP) the current banknotes and coins of Peru are not only a reflection of the country's historical and cultural past and Peru’s abundance of natural wealth decorated with famous Peruvian personalities, amazing archaeological sites, natural resources and highlights of the vast flora and fauna typical of the country, but are also highly sophisticated and have top-notch security features.
So, scroll through the next pages which introduce you to Peru's lovely current banknotes and coins.
Founded in April 1826, the National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru (MNAAHP) is Peru's oldest state museum. On display is a wide range of perfectly preserved pre-Hispanic ceramics, textiles, metals, organic materials and lithic's. Objects of historic-artistic value are exhibited. The documentary, photographic and bibliographic collections tell...
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