Spanish peseta

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Noun1.Spanish peseta - formerly the basic unit of money in SpainSpanish peseta - formerly the basic unit of money in Spain; equal to 100 centimos
centimo - a fractional monetary unit of Venezuela and Costa Rica and Equatorial Guinea and Paraguay and Spain
Spanish monetary unit - monetary unit in Spain
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The aim of this paper is to contrast the theory of purchasing power parity (PPP) in the case of the Spanish peseta against the dollar, the franc and the pound.
Q I'VE just found some Spanish peseta notes left unspent from a past holiday.
By redeeming [the coupons] in Boston rather than Barcelona," writes Zuckoff, "Ponzi would earn a profit before expenses of ten cents, or ten percent on each dollar's worth of coupons he bought in Spain and redeemed in the United States" And the Italian lira had suffered even worse than the Spanish peseta.
The 12 national currencies being replaced by the euro from January 1 are the French franc, German mark, Spanish peseta, Dutch guilder, Italian lira, Greek drachma, Irish punt, Austrian schilling, Portuguese escudo, Belgian franc, Luxembourg franc, and Finnish markka.
Local currency is the Spanish peseta and, with the favourable exchange rate, a three-course meal for two with bread, wine, water and coffees rarely costs more than pounds 15-20 - hardly a wallet-crushing affair even in the island's two best restaurants.
Worst Mistake: In a campaign of 150,000 pieces mailed to Mexico, the value of the Spanish peseta was used instead of the Mexican peso when converting a price.
He said a combination of moderate pricing and the Spanish peseta finding its true level (at about 130 pesetas to the dollar) were positive factors in cava growth.
Neither was the Irish punt ever overvalued, nor was there any good reason for the Spanish peseta to have been devalued three times in six months.
In this environment, funds that had been invested in higher-yielding European currencies, such as the Italian lira, French franc, and Spanish peseta, were suddenly pulled out and reinvested in the mark.
A I'VE found some Spanish peseta notes left over from an old holiday.