Currency Converter Real-Time

Select Language  Calculator  
Select background
(Yahoo Finance)  
Mexican peso
The peso (sign: $; code: MXN) is the currency of Mexico. Modern peso and dollar currencies have a common origin in the 15th–19th century Spanish dollar, most continuing to use its sign, "$". The Mexican peso is the 13th most traded currency in the world, the third most traded in the Americas, and the most traded currency in Latin America. The current ISO 4217 code for the peso is MXN; prior to the 1993 revaluation (see below), the code MXP was used. The peso is subdivided into 100 centavos, represented by "¢". The name was originally used in reference to pesos oro (gold weights) or pesos plata (silver weights). The literal English translation of the Spanish word peso is weight. As of January 4, 2013, the peso's exchange rate was $16.5914 per euro and $12.7597 per U.S. dollar
ISO 4217 codeMXN
Central bankBank of Mexico
Websitewww.banxico.org.mx
User(s)Mexico
Subunit 1/100centavo
Symbol$ or Mex$
centavo¢
Nicknamevaros, morlacos, lucas, papiros, marimba, varonil, Sor Juana ($200 pesos note), devaluados, billullos, villancicos, benitos, villanos, del águila, bolas
Coins Freq. used10¢, 20¢, 50¢, $1, $2, $5, $10
Rarely used5¢, $20, $50, $100
Banknotes Freq. used$20, $50, $100, $200, $500
Rarely used$1000
PrinterBank of Mexico
Websitewww.banxico.org.mx
Mint Casa de Moneda de México
Websitewww.cmm.gob.mx
Foreign Exchange Cross Rates
Major Countries   Americas   Asia-Pacific Europe   Middle East and Africa    Currency Charts...more
Currency Information  Show all
 Argentine Peso (ARS) Australian Dollar (AUD) Brazilian Real (BRL) British Pound (GBP)
 Canadian Dollar (CAD) Chilean Peso (CLP) Chinese Yuan (CNY) Colombian Peso (COP)
 Euro (EUR) Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) Indian Rupee (INR) Israeli New Sheqel (ILS)
 Japanese Yen (JPY) Mexican Peso (MXN) Russian Rouble (RUB) Singapore Dollar (SGD)
 South African Rand (ZAR) South Korean Won (KRW) Swiss Franc (CHF) Taiwan Dollar (TWD)
 Turkish Lira (TRY) United States Dollar (USD)
2017, overbits