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Guinea-Bissau peso
peso da Guiné-Bissau (Portuguese)
User(s) Guinea Bissau
Subunit
1/100 centavos
Coins 50 centavos, 1, 2½, 5, 20 pesos
Banknotes 50, 100, 500, 1000, 5000, 10,000 pesos
Central bank Banco Central da Guiné-Bissau
This infobox shows the latest status before this currency was rendered obsolete.

The peso was the currency of Guinea-Bissau from 1975 to 1997 and was divided into 100 centavos. It replaced the escudo at par. In 1997, Guinea Bissau adopted the CFA franc of the West African States, using a conversion rate of 65 pesos to the franc.

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Coins

Coins were issued in denominations of 50 centavos, 1, 2½, 5 and 20 pesos.

Banknotes

Banknotes were issued in 1975 in denominations of 50, 100 and 500 pesos. 1000 peso notes were introduced in 1978, followed by 5000 pesos notes in 1984 and 10,000 pesos notes in 1990.

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