The Low Down on Spanish Currency
European Central Bank
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€5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500
1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, €1, €2
The official currency of Spain is the euro – adopted in 2002 after Spain became part of the European Union.
Prior to this, the Spanish currency was the peseta, which was in circulation between 1869 and 2002.
The euro is the official currency for 19 of the 28 member states of the European Union.
The most commonly used bills for the euro are the 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 notes.
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- What was the former currency of Spain?
Prior to the euro, the official currency of Spain was the Spanish peseta.
- What is the symbol used for the euro?
The symbol used for the euro is €, its code is EUR.
- What credit cards are accepted in Spain?
Most credit cards are widely accepted in Spain with VISA and MasterCard being widely accepted in most outlets. American Express and Diners are less widely accepted.
*Rates are subject to change throughout the day. In-store rates vary compared to online.
**The figures provided are indicative only and are there to provide an idea of the amount of travel money you may need during your trip.
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