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 50 Soles note front design features Abraham Valdelomar (1888 – 1919), who was a Peruvian narrator, poet, journalist, essayist, and dramatist. The reverse note side note has the image of the New Temple of Chavin de Huantar. This note is part of the 2015 – 2016 series and, its color is orange and green.
Text: PERU 50, Banco central de la reserva de Peru, Cincuenta Soles. Abraham Valdelomar.Presidente, Director,Gerente General, BCRP,PERU y CINCUENTA NUEVOS SOLES.50