INFORMATION ABOUT CHILEAN PESO
We show the updated today’s value/price of Chilean peso (CLP).You can get the exchange from Chilean peso to another currency by introducing the value or amount of Chilean peso (CLP) in the box and clicking the convert button. This way you can get the Chilean peso’s price in relation to other currencies.
INTRODUCTION TO THE CHILEAN PESO
The Chilean peso was introduced in 1975, replacing the escudo and becoming the official currency of Chile. It is used by approximately 17 million seven hundred thousand people. You can check the today value of Chilean peso and check its price.
The peso has been the currency of Chile since 1817, when replaced the colonial real. It was only replaced by the escudo between 1960 and 1975, coming back in that year as the legal tender in Chile.
The Banco Central de Chile is a self-governed organization, with constitutional status, technical, with legal personality, with its own equity instruments and indefinite duration. It was created in 1925 and it regulates the amount of money and credit circulating, executes operations of international exchange and gives monetary, lending, financial and international exchange regulations.
Countries that use the currency: Chile
Name: CHILEAN PESO
Bills: 1000, 2000, 5000, 10.000 and 20.000 pesos.
Coins: cents = 1/100 until 1983. 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 500 pesos.
Issuing Agent: Banco Central de Chile Web: http://www.bcentral.cl/