The Mexican Peso is the primary currency of Mexico.
This currency is used by an estimated 126,190,788 people.
Based on our estimate, Mexican Peso is the #12 most popular currency is the world.
The currency code for the Mexican Peso is "MXN".
The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 484.
The currency symbol for the Peso is "$".
Mexican Peso conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.
MXN Currency Demographics
The primary country using the Mexican Peso is Mexico.
There are approximately 126,190,788 people around the world who use the Mexican Peso.
The Mexican Peso is the #12 most used widely currency is the world.
126,190,788 user population
Ranked #12 in the world
MXN Exchange Rates
1 Mexican Peso equals:
† Rates last updated at 18 minutes ago
‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions
MXN Currency Facts
|ISO 4217 Code||MXN|
|ISO 4217 Number||484|
|Currency Nicknames||lana, varos, plata, bolas, lucas, feria, billete, pachocha, billullos, villancicos, villanos, del águila, morlacos, papiros, Marmaja|
|Minor Unit Name||N.a.|
|Minor Unit Symbol||
|Frequently Used banknotes||$20, $50, $100, $200, $500, $1000|
|Rarely Used Banknotes||N.a.|
|Frequently Used Coins||$1, $2, $5, $10, 50|
|Rarely Used Coins||$20, $50, $100, 5, 10, 20|
|Estimated User Population||126,190,788 people|
|MXN Inflation Rate||4.90%|
† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.
‡ Corrections or suggestions? Please contact us.
2019 MXN Currency Holidays
Based on holidays observed by the Bank of Mexico.
On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed.
Settlement in Mexican Peso may also be closed on these dates.
|New Year's Day
||January 1, 2019
||February 4, 2019
||March 18, 2019
||April 18, 2019
||April 19, 2019
||April 20, 2019
||May 1, 2019
||September 16, 2019
|All Souls' Day
||November 2, 2019
||November 18, 2019
|Our Lady of Guadalupe
||December 12, 2019
||December 25, 2019
MXN Currency History
The Mexican Peso was created in April 1993.
The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Mexican Peso.
|Mexican peso (MXP)
unknown to March 1993