Peseta Sentence Examples
The silver coinage consists of the sol (100 cents), half sol (50 cents), and pieces of 20 (peseta), so and 5 cents; and the copper coinage of 1 and 2 cents.
In the case of the currency the old Spanish name of peseta was retained for the unit (the franc, 91/2d.).
The peseta is divided into 100 centesimos.
According to its par value 25-225 pesetas are about equal to Li, but the actual value of the peseta is about 74d.
Before the introduction of the decimal monetary system the peseta was the fifth part of a peso dare, which was equal to 20 re i/es de velion, or rather more than a 5-franc piece.Advertisement