ISO 4217 code BRN
Central bank Central Bank of Brazil
Website www.bc.gov.br
User(s)  Brazil
Subunit
1/100 centavo
Symbol NCz\$
Coins
Rarely used 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 centavos
Banknotes
Freq. used 50, 100, 200, 500 cruzados novos
Printer Casa da Moeda do Brasil
The Cruzado Novo was the short-lived currency of Brazil between 15 January 1989 and 15 March 1990. It replaced the cruzado in the rate of 1000 cruzados = 1 cruzado novo. It had the symbol $\mathrm{NCzS}\!\!\!\Vert$ and the ISO 4217 code BRN. In 1990, the cruzado novo was renamed the (third) cruzeiro. This currency was subdivided in 100 centavos.