Uruguay 1 Peso Uruguayos

Uruguay 1 Peso Uruguayos

$0.01

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Description

The peso is the official currency in Uruguay since 1993. Because of World War II’s economic difficulties, the peso was replaced by the “new peso” in 1975, but in 1993 the peso returned as official currency in the country. The first coins were issued in 1994 in denominations 10, 20 and 50 centésimos, 1 and 2 pesos uruguayos. The 5 and 10 coins were published between 2003 and 2004 and replaced the correspondents’ notes. A new series was introduced in 2011 with denominations of 1-, 2-, 5- and 10-pesos coins.

The 1 Peso Uruguayo coin front design features the National Coat of Arms (contains a scale, the hill of Montevideo, a horse and an ox, the Sun of May, laurel and other olive leaves and a light blue ribbon). The reverse coin design has the Mulita (southern long-nosed armadillo) and the denomination. This coin is part of the commemorative 2011 – 2019 series, its rim is plain, and its color is gold. 

Text: Republica Oriental del Uruguay, 2012, Mulita 1.

Additional information

Series

Current Uruguayan peso coin

Country

Uruguay

Tender Types

Coins

Product Currencies

Uruguayan Peso

Country coin denominations

0.1, 0.2, 0.5, 1, 10, 2, 5, 50

Colour

Gold

Composition material

Brass Plated Steel

Diameter

20 mm

Thickness

1.65 mm

Shape

Round

Orientation

Medal alignment ↑↑

Weight

3.5 g

Animal

Southern long-nosed armadillo (Dasypus hybridus)

Years

2011, 2019

Plant

Bay laurel (Laurus nobilis), Olive tree (Olea europaea)

Object

Hills, Horse, Leaves, Mountain, Ox, Scales, Sun

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