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Bolivian Boliviano

Bolivian Boliviano Currency:

Bolivian Boliviano Currency- Bolivian Boliviano is the official  currency of Bolivia. The currency symbol is denoted by Bs. It is divided into 100 cents.  The Boliviano was used as the currency from 1864 to 1963. The Boliviano was replaced with the Peso Boliviano in 1963. The new Boliviano replaced the Reso Boliviano in 1987.

First Boliviano:

In 1864, the first boliviano was introduced.  Before the Boliviano; scudo currency was in use. Boliviano currency was divided into 100 centesimos. In 1870, centesimos were changed to centavos.

Second Boliviano:

The new Boliviano was replaced with the Reso Boliviano in 1987. 1 new Boliviano was roughly equivalent to 1 U.S. dollar. Stainless-steel 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 centavo and 1 boliviano coins were introduced in 1988. Stainless-steel 2 bolivianos coins were introduced in 1991. In 1997, copper-plated steel 10 centavos were introduced and bi-metallic 5 bolivianos in 2001.

Peso boliviano banknotes were overprinted in 1987 in denominations of 1, 5, 10 and 50 centavos and 1, 5, and 10 bolivianos. Similar issuances ensued the same year in denominations of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 bolivianos. In 1991, the 2 boliviano note was replaced by a coin and 5 boliviano note was also replaced by a coin in 2001.

Bolivian Boliviano

Bolivian Boliviano (Bolivia):

Code: BOB

Symbol: Bs.

  •   Centavo Cvs

Subunit: ​1⁄100= centavo

Banknotes:

Bs. 10, 20, 50, 100, 200

Coins:

Cvs. 10, 20, 50; Bs. 1, 2, 5

Central bank:

Banco Central de Bolivia

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