What Is Peru's Currency?

Peru's currency is the nuevol sol (S/.). The exchange rate is approximately 2.8 nuevo sol per US$1. There are paper bills with denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100, and 200 soles. Coins come in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20 and 50 céntimos, with 100 céntimos equaling 1 sol. There are also larger coins of 1, 2, and 5 soles. Exchange rates are often listed in front of banks.

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