PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol

Monetary System

1863: 1 Perúvian sol (PEH) = 10 dineros = 100 centavos
23.03.1880: 1 Perúvian inca = 10 Perúvian soles
01.02.1985: 1 Perúvian inti (PEI) = 100 céntimos
01.07.1991: 1 Perúvian nuevo sol (PEN) = 100 céntimos
15.12.2015: 1 Perúvian sol (PEN) = 100 céntimos

2021-Peru new 100 & 10 notes reportedly introduced on 07.22.2021

Description: 10.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Description: 100.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

2015 – 2018 Sol Issues

In December 2015, the Peruvian congress passed a law changing the name of the country’s currency from nuevo sol (new sun) to sol(sun) to streamline economic transactions and adapt to economic reality.

Description: 10.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Green, orange, brown, and red. Front: Spanish text; inverted biplane; José Abelardo Quiñones Gonzales. Back: Spanish text; vase; Machu Picchu ruins and mountains; coat of arms. Solid security thread with demetalized Perú 10 BCRP. Watermark: José Abelardo Quiñones Gonzales, pixelated airplane, and electrotype 10. Printer: (Unknown). 140 x 65 mm. Paper.

Description: 20.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Brown, orange, green, and red. Front: Spanish text; Raúl Porras Barrenechea. Back: Spanish text; Chimú pottery vessel of a cat; Chan Chan archaeological complex; coat of arms. Solid security thread with demetalized Perú 20 BCRP. Watermark: Raúl Porras Barrenechea, pixelated open book, and electrotype 20. Printer: (Unknown). 140 x 65 mm. Paper.

Description: 50.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Red. Front: Spanish text; Abraham Pinto Valdelomar. Back: Spanish text; Templo Nuevo, Chavin de Huantar, Ancash; coat of arms. Solid security thread with demetalized Perú 50 BCRP. Watermark: Abraham Pinto Valdelomar, pixelated rooster, and electrotype 50. Printer: (Unknown). 140 x 65 mm. Paper.

Description: 100.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Blue. Front: Spanish text; Jorge Basadre Grohmann Back: Spanish text; Gran Pajatén, Cultura Chachopoyas, San Martin; coat of arms. Motion windowed security thread. Watermark: Jorge Basadre Grohmann, pixelated flag, and electrotype 100. Printer: (Unknown). 140 x 65 mm. Paper.

2009 – 2013 Nuevo Sol Issues

These notes features the same personages on the front, but completely redesigned, with all new vignettes of historic archeological sites on back.

Description: 10.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Green, orange, brown, and red. Front: Spanish text; inverted biplane; José Abelardo Quiñones Gonzales. Back: Spanish text; vase; Machu Picchu ruins and mountains; coat of arms. Solid security thread with demetalized Perú 10 BCRP. Watermark: José Abelardo Quiñones Gonzales, pixelated airplane, and electrotype 10. Printer: (Oberthur Fiduciaire). 140 x 65 mm. Paper.

Description: 10.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Green, orange, brown, and red. Front: Spanish text; inverted biplane; José Abelardo Quiñones Gonzales. Back: Spanish text; vase; Machu Picchu ruins and mountains; coat of arms. Solid security thread with demetalized Perú 10 BCRP. Watermark: José Abelardo Quiñones Gonzales, pixelated airplane, and electrotype 10. Printer: (Crane). 140 x 65 mm. Paper.
Like previous one, but new color scheme.

Description: 20.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Brown, orange, green, and red. Front: Spanish text; Raúl Porras Barrenechea. Back: Spanish text; Chimú pottery vessel of a cat; Chan Chan archaeological complex; coat of arms. Solid security thread with demetalized Perú 20 BCRP. Watermark: Raúl Porras Barrenechea, pixelated open book, and electrotype 20. Printer: (De La Rue). 140 x 65 mm. Paper.

Description: 20.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Brown, orange, green, and red. Front: Spanish text; Raúl Porras Barrenechea. Back: Spanish text; Chimú pottery vessel of a cat; Chan Chan archaeological complex; coat of arms. Solid security thread with demetalized Perú 20 BCRP. Watermark: Raúl Porras Barrenechea, pixelated open book, and electrotype 20. Printer: (De La Rue). 140 x 65 mm. Paper.
Like previous one, but new color scheme.

Description: 50.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Red. Front: Spanish text; Abraham Pinto Valdelomar. Back: Spanish text; Templo Nuevo, Chavin de Huantar, Ancash; coat of arms. Solid security thread with demetalized Perú 50 BCRP. Watermark: Abraham Pinto Valdelomar, pixelated rooster, and electrotype 50. Printer: (De La Rue). 140 x 65 mm. Paper.

Description: 50.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Red. Front: Spanish text; Abraham Pinto Valdelomar. Back: Spanish text; Templo Nuevo, Chavin de Huantar, Ancash; coat of arms. Solid security thread with demetalized Perú 50 BCRP. Watermark: Abraham Pinto Valdelomar, pixelated rooster, and electrotype 50. Printer: (Korean Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corporation). 140 x 65 mm. Paper.
Like previous one, but new color scheme.

Description: 100.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Blue. Front: Spanish text; Jorge Basadre Grohmann Back: Spanish text; Gran Pajatén, Cultura Chachopoyas, San Martin; coat of arms. Motion windowed security thread. Watermark: Jorge Basadre Grohmann, pixelated flag, and electrotype 100. Printer: (De La Rue). 140 x 65 mm. Paper.

Description: 100.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Blue. Front: Spanish text; Jorge Basadre Grohmann Back: Spanish text; Gran Pajatén, Cultura Chachopoyas, San Martin; coat of arms. Motion windowed security thread. Watermark: Jorge Basadre Grohmann, pixelated flag, and electrotype 100. Printer: (Oberthur Fiduciaire). 140 x 65 mm. Paper.
Like previous one, but new color scheme and 100 in green OVI at left center front.

Description: 200.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Gray. Front: Spanish text; Isabel Flores de Olivia, Santa Rosa de Lima (Saint Rose of Lima). Back: Spanish text; Ciudad Sagrada de Caral, Lima; coat of arms. Motion windowed security thread. Watermark: Isabel Flores de Olivia, pixelated arc, and electrotype 200. Printer: (Giesecke & Devrient). 140 x 65 mm. Paper.

Description: 200.00 PEN – Peruvian Nuevo Sol Size: 140 x 65 mm

Gray. Front: Spanish text; Isabel Flores de Olivia, Santa Rosa de Lima (Saint Rose of Lima). Back: Spanish text; Ciudad Sagrada de Caral, Lima; coat of arms. Motion windowed security thread. Watermark: Isabel Flores de Olivia, pixelated arc, and electrotype 200. Printer: (Oberthur Fiduciaire). 140 x 65 mm. Paper.
Like previous one, but new color scheme and 200 in green OVI at left center front.

Central Reserve Bank of Peru
Banco Central de Reserva del Perú

On 28 April 1931, the Banco de Reserva del Perú became the Banco Central de Reserva del Perú (Central Reserve Bank of Peru, BCRP). For more information, visit www.bcrp.gob.pe.
For a given note, almost every single date variety has a unique signature combination, and denominations which share a date each have their own unique signature combinations, though some combinations are reused over time and appear on different denominations. Furthermore, the signatures of some officials vary over time and may be slightly different than the exemplars in this table.

Museum

On 25 March 25 2004, the Banco Central de Reserva del Perú opened a public museum housing its important numismatic collection. The museum is located at the bank’s headquarters at Jiron Junin 781, Lima. Admission is free.