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peseta

the former standard monetary unit of Spain and Andorra, divided into 100 céntimos; replaced by the euro in 2002

Peseta

 

(1) A silver coin minted in Spain from the 18th century and in Mexico from about the 16th century.

(2) The monetary unit of Spain, equal to 100 centimos. Introduced on Jan. 1, 1859, to replace the real, the peseta was replaced by the escudo in June 1864. It was reintroduced in October 1868. Its value fell sharply during World War I and especially during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). The peseta has been repeatedly devalued since World War II.

(3) The monetary unit of Equatorial Guinea, equal to 100 centimos.

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Por ello, se va a analizar en este trabajo la estacionariedad del tipo de cambio real de la peseta respecto a las monedas de referencia antes mencionadas, tanto desde el punto de vista bilateral como multilateral.
Y fue un buen dia, mientras estaba en el colegio, cuando mi madre al limpiar el marmol de la mesilla, donde yo habia tirado el vaso de leche, lo levanto y alli en la esquina, bien doblada, estaba la peseta.
50 pesetas abonadas vendiendo directa o indirectamente los ejemplares existentes, hasta que se agoten, sin derecho a ninguna preferencia para otra edicion.
Los primeros anos 80 fueron muy importantes para la peseta, ya hemos visto que al iniciarse la decada se acunaron las primeras monedas conmemorativas y se cambio el diseno del escudo de Espana, introduciendose ademas dos nuevos valores de 10 y 2 pesetas.
No inflation pressures are expected from wage developments in 1995, but the weakness of the peseta and drought-induced rises in food prices may keep inflation running at around 4 1/2 per cent in 1995, and only a small deceleration to around 4 per cent is foreseen for 1996.
Los precios de las localidades del Cervantes, que varian en funcion del tipo de espectaculo, de los dias y horas de las representaciones y de su categoria, oscilan entre 10 centimos (una entrada de paraiso para una funcion de cine, entre el 8 y el 11 de febrero) y 13,3 pesetas (una entrada para un palco principal para el concierto de la Orquesta Sinfonica de Madrid, el 10 de abril (14)).
Very often people keep a few pesetas or lira just in case they ever return to that country, but many are not aware that they won't be able to use them after February next year.
Having strengthened by 22 pesetas to 287 to the pound in recent months, the sterling effect is measurable but not a determining factor.
However, growing slack and the peseta devaluation booster net export growth substantially, thereby limiting the fall in GDP to 1 per cent.
Nevertheless, the mark, which had moved down in the ERM since early in the year, declined further to trade near its bilateral parity limit with the Italian lira and Spanish peseta.
I AM going on holiday to Tenerife in March, and I have 8,000 pesetas left from my last holiday there.
Nada que comparar con el mundo que paso de los ducados, o los reales, o como quiera que se llamase la moneda espanola anterior, a la hoy moribunda peseta.