Banknotes from Peru

Peru is a country in western South America occupying more than one million square kilometers. Known for harboring the heart of the Inca Empire, the largest empire in pre-Columbian America, he became a possession of the Spanish Empire under the name of Viceroyalty of Peru. Independent since 1821, Peru is currently a member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum and the Andean Community of Nations. Peru has very varied landscapes of high mountain, sand desert, equatorial forest and highlands that allow it to rank in the top 17 countries with the highest biological diversity in the world. From a numismatic point of view, the first Peruvian coins appeared with the arrival of the Spaniards under the name of "real" before being demonetized in favor of "sol de oro" at the end of the 19th century. After a brief change of currency for the "inti" between the 80s and 90s, the "nuevo sol" became the official currency of Peru, renamed "sol" in 2016.
Wikidata: Q419

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Sol (1863-1985)

100 Centavos = 10 Dineros = 5 Pesetas = 1 Sol

10 Centavos (Banco de Trujillo)
1876

Local banknote : Banco de Trujillo
P# S411
40 Centavos (Banco de Arequipa)
1874

Local banknote
102 × 61 mm
P# S116
1 Sol
1879

Standard banknote
P# 1
1 Sol de Oro
1935

118 × 59 mm
P# 65
5 Soles De Oro
1933-1947

Standard banknote
140 × 68 mm
P# 66, P# 66A
5 Soles De Oro
1952-1954

Standard banknote
P# 70
5 Soles
1956-1960

Standard banknote
P# 76
5 Soles de Oro
1958

Standard banknote
144 × 68 mm
P# 81
Available for swap 5 Soles de Oro
1969-1974

Standard banknote
156 × 68 mm
P# 99
1 Libra Peruana de Oro
1922

Standard banknote
145 × 76 mm
P# 49a
10 soles de oro
1941-1947

Standard banknote
78 × 150 mm
P# 67A
10 Soles
1951

Standard banknote
150 × 78 mm
P# 71
10 Soles de Oro
1956

Standard banknote
150 × 77 mm
P# 77
Available for swap 10 Soles de Oro
1958

Standard banknote
150 × 79 mm
P# 82
Available for swap 10 Soles de Oro
1960-1961

Standard banknote
150 × 77 mm
P# 82A
10 Soles de Oro
1962-1968

Standard banknote
150 × 80 mm
P# 84
10 Soles de Oro
1965

Standard banknote
P# 88
10 Soles De Oro
1968

Standard banknote
155 × 65 mm
P# 93
Available for swap 10 Soles de Oro
1969-1974

Standard banknote
155 × 68 mm
P# 100
Available for swap 10 Soles de Oro
1975

Standard banknote
140 × 65 mm
P# 106

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