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The Peruvian Sol is the primary currency of Peru. This currency is used by an estimated 32,971,846 people. Based on our estimate, Peruvian Sol is the #39 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Peruvian Sol is "PEN". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 604. The currency symbol for the Sol is "S/.".

Peruvian Sol conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

PEN Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Peruvian Sol is Peru.

There are approximately 32,971,846 people around the world who use the Peruvian Sol. The Peruvian Sol is the #39 most used widely currency is the world.

32,971,846 user population
Ranked #39 in the world

PEN Exchange Rates

1 Peruvian Sol equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: S/.2.92


Inverse: S/.4.56
British Pound


Inverse: S/.5.41
Indian Rupee


Inverse: S/.0.052
Japanese Yen


Inverse: S/.0.034
US Dollar


Inverse: S/.3.93

† Rates last updated at 1 hour from now

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

PEN Currency Facts

PEN Details

ISO 4217 CodePEN
ISO 4217 Number604
Unit NameSol
Currency NicknamesN.a.

PEN Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotesS/.10, S/.20, S/.50, S/.100, S/.200
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used CoinsS/.1, S/.2, S/.5, 1, 5, 10, 20, 50
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

PEN Issuance

Central BankCentral Reserve Bank of Peru
Central Bank Websitehttp://www.bcrp.gob.pe/home.html

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population32,971,846 people
Population Rank#39
PEN Inflation Rate1.83%
Inflation Rank#66

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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PEN Currency History

The Peruvian Sol was created in October 1991. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Peruvian Sol.

Currency Active Replaced By
Peruvian old sol (PEH) January 1863 to February 1985 PEI
Peruvian inti (PEI) February 1985 to October 1991 PEN