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Peruvian Sol (PEN)

The Peruvian Sol is the primary currency of Perú. This currency is used by an estimated 31,989,256 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 Perú.

There are approximately 31,989,256 people around the world who use the Peruvian Sol. The Peruvian Sol is the #39 most used widely currency is the world.

31,989,256 user population
Ranked #39 in the world

PEN Exchange Rates

1 Peruvian Sol equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: S/.2.10


Inverse: S/.3.66
British Pound


Inverse: S/.4.19
Indian Rupee


Inverse: S/.0.044
Japanese Yen


Inverse: S/.0.031
US Dollar


Inverse: S/.3.37

† Rates last updated at 56 minutes ago

‡ 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 Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population31,989,256 people
Population Rank#39
PEN Inflation Rate1.32%
Inflation Rank#89

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

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2020 PEN Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Peruvian Sol may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Holy Thursday April 9, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 10, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Sts. Peter and Paul June 29, 2020 Closed
Independence Day July 28, 2020 Closed
Independence Day July 29, 2020 Closed
St. Rose of Lima August 30, 2020 Closed
Combat of Angamos October 8, 2020 Closed
All Saints' Day November 1, 2020 Closed
Immaculate Conception December 8, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed

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