The Sol is the official currency in Peru since 1991, replacing the indi that would be the currency used after that date. At first, the name “new sun” was used to differentiate it from the “old” circulated between 1985 and 1991. In 2015, the Peruvian government decided that the “new sun” would be called “sun”, eliminating the use of the terminology of (S /.) In the monetary sign (S /). Today denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100, and 200 Peruvian Soles circulate.
The 200 Soles note front design features St. Rose of Lima (1586 – 1617), who was a member of the Third Order of Saint Dominic in Lima, Peru. The reverse note side has the image of the Ciudad Sagrada de Caral. This note is part of the 2015 – 2016 series and, its color is Black and rose on multicolor.
Text: PERU 200, Banco central de la reserva de Peru, Docientos Soles. St. Rose of Lima. Presidente, Director,Gerente General,BCRP,PERU y DOCIENTOS NUEVOS SOLES.200