INFORMATION ABOUT COLOMBIAN PESO
We show the updated today’s value/price of Colombian peso (COP).You can get the exchange from Colombian peso to another currency by introducing the value or amount of Colombian peso (COP) in the box and clicking the convert button. This way you can get the Colombian peso’s price in relation to other currencies.
INTRODUCTION TO THE COLOMBIAN PESO
The peso is the official currency in Colombia since 1810, replacing the real. In 1871, the country adopted the gold standard fixing its currency to the French franc; in 1903 it was fixed to the British pound; in 1931 with the U.S. dollar. The Colombian peso’s convertibility in gold finished in 1931. It is used by approximately 48 million five hundred thousand people. You can check the today value of the Colombian peso and check its price.
The Banco de la República is an organization created as Central Bank of Colombia in 1923. It is responsible for issuing, manage and monitor monetary movements in the country as well as issuing the legal tender of the country.
Countries that use the currency: Colombia
Name: COLOMBIAN PESO
Bills: 1000, 2000, 5000, 10.000, 20.000, 50.000 $.
Coins: cents = 1/100 of one peso. 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 $.
Issuing Agent: Banco de la República Web: http://www.banrep.gov.co/