Sol (historical denomination)

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The sol was a unit of currency in Argentina and Bolivia during the 19th century, equivalent to the real. The name sol was used alongside real in Argentina, whilst in Bolivia it replaced the real in 1827 and circulated until decimalization in 1864. In Argentina, the sol was worth ten decimos, with 16 soles = 1 escudo. In Bolivia, the sol was not subdivided and 16 soles = 1 scudo.

The sol is also the currency of Peru.