Current Peruvian Banknotes & Coins

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.

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Current Peruvian Banknotes

Current Peruvian Banknotes

Current Peruvian Banknotes & Coins
The current banknotes of Peru are not only lovely with famous Peruvian personalities on the front and amazing archaeological sites on the back passing on Peru's extensive cultural past; Peru’s bill...
Current Peruvian Coins

Current Peruvian Coins

Current Peruvian Banknotes & Coins
Like the current Peruvian banknotes, the Peruvian coins in circulation reflect the country's rich historical and cultural past, but additionally as well Peru’s abundance of natural wealth. Their hi...
Wealth and Pride of Peru Coin Series

Wealth and Pride of Peru Coin Series

Current Peruvian Banknotes & Coins
The numismatic series "Riqueza y Orgullo del Perú" (Wealth and Pride of Peru) was issued by the Peruvian Central Reserve Bank (BCRP) to promote a numismatic culture and to spread the diverse and ri...
Natural Resources of Peru Coin Series

Natural Resources of Peru Coin Series

Current Peruvian Banknotes & Coins
The numismatic series "Recursos Naturales del Peru" (Natural Resources of Peru) was issued by the Peruvian Central Reserve Bank (BCRP) on July 24, 2013 to promote a numismatic culture and to highli...
Threatened Wildlife of Peru Coin Series

Threatened Wildlife of Peru Coin Series

Current Peruvian Banknotes & Coins
The numismatic series "Fauna Silvestre Amenazada del Perú" (Threatened Wildlife of Peru) was issued by the Peruvian Central Reserve Bank (BCRP) to continue with the lovely numismatic culture and to...
Builders of the Republic - Bicentenary 1821–2021 Coin Series
In commemoration of the bicentenary of Peru's independence from Spain, the Peruvian Central Reserve Bank (BCRP) issued the numismatic series "Constructores de la República – Bicentenario 1821 - 202...
The Woman in the Process of Independence Coin Series

The Woman in the Process of Independence Coin Series

Current Peruvian Banknotes & Coins
In commemoration of the bicentenary of Peru's independence from Spain, the Peruvian Central Reserve Bank (BCRP) issued the numismatic series “La Mujer en el proceso de la Independencia” (The Woman ...
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Latest Video

Peru Hidden Treasure - Spanish version (Full)

Peru Hidden Treasure - Spanish version (Full)

This is the full documentary exploring the Peruvian natural wonders, landscapes, geography, culinary diversity and cultural heritage of previous civilizations (in Spanish language)
Submitted by: Tintin
20 May 2021

Long Reads...

  • Peruvian Personalities & Founders

    Francisco Pizarro González (1474-1541)

    Francisco Pizarro, a peasant from Spain, was one of the least well-equipped conquerors in history. However, in the name…
  • Peruvian Archaeology

    History of Peruvian Archaeology

    The story of the origins and development of Peruvian archaeology begins with the earliest Spanish contact in 1524, and…
  • Peruvian Archaeology

    The colorful Fabrics and Textiles of Peru

    Europe’s first knowledge of Peruvian textiles was acquired following the Spanish invasion of Peru in 1532, when the…
  • Peruvian Legends, Myths & Tales

    The Jeweled Frog and the Condor

    By a quiet pond, at the side of a cloud-topped mountain in Peru, lived a small green frog and his large green family.…
  • Peruvian Legends, Myths & Tales

    Huatya Curi and the Five Condors

    A long time ago, at the jagged top of the world where the snow lives, there was a poor young man named Huatya Curi. His…