Céntimo

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The céntimo (in Spanish-speaking countries) or cêntimo (in Portuguese-speaking countries) was a currency unit of Spain, Portugal and their former colonies. The word derived from the Latin centimus [1] meaning "hundredth part". The main Spanish currency (pre-euro) was the peseta which was divided into 100 céntimos. In Portugal it was the real and later the escudo until it was also replaced by the euro. In Spanish, céntimo is the common way of describing the euro cent.

Current use[edit]

Céntimo or cêntimo is one-hundredth of the following basic monetary units:

Portuguese cêntimo[edit]

Spanish céntimo[edit]

Obsolete[edit]

Portuguese cêntimo[edit]

Spanish céntimo[edit]

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