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  Peseta - MSN Encarta
The peseta (ISO 4217 code: ESP, standard abbreviation: Pta., Pts., or Ptas., symbol: ₧ (rare) was the currency of Spain between 1869 and 2002.
The peseta was replaced on January 1, 2002, by the European single currency, the Euro, at which point 1 Euro equalled 166.4 pesetas.
The Spanish peseta was also used in Andorra, alongside the French franc.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_781537202/Peseta.html   (114 words)

  Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spanish society under Muslim rule became increasingly complex, partly because Islamic conquest did not involve the systematic conversion of the conquered population to Islam.
It was conquered during the War of the Spanish Succession in 1704 and was ceded to Britain in perpetuity in the 1713 Treaty of Utrecht.
Morocco claims the Spanish cities of Ceuta and Melilla and the uninhabited Vélez, Alhucemas, Chafarinas, and Perejil islands, all on the Northern coast of Africa.
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 Spain: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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Seville (spanish: sevilla) is the artistic, cultural, and financial capital of southern spain, crossed by the river guadalquivir....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sp/spain.htm   (9924 words)

 Wikipedia search result
During the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714), the French introduced a coin worth 2 reales, it was called a peseta (a little peso) in Spanish, and soon the name was given to the Spanish 2-real coin as well.
By 1825 "...the Spanish dollar, the universal coin of three centuries, had lost its supremacy, and...its universal dominion was in process of disintegration into rival 'currency areas', chief among which was destined to be the area dominated by British sterling." (Chalmers, p.
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www.feedbus.com /wikis/wikipedia.php?title=Peso   (1476 words)

 Costa Tropical News - Remember the Peseta | The Costa Tropical News
At the time of its introduction, the peseta was equal to 4.5 grams of silver or 0.290322 grams of gold, the standard used by all the currencies of the Latin Monetary Union, and from 1873, only the gold standard applied.
In 1967, the peseta followed the devaluation of the British pound, maintaining the exchange rate of 168 pesetas = 1 pound and establishing a new rate of 70 pesetas = 1 U.S. dollar.
All in all therefore, recent generations of Spanish consumers have had to contend with quite a few changes and fluctuations not only in the name of the money they happen to be spending, but also its relative value.
costatropicalnews.com /general/remember-the-peseta   (912 words)

 Reference for Spain - Search.com
The Spanish mainland is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south and east, by the Cantabric Sea that includes the Bay of Biscay to the north, and by the Atlantic Ocean and Portugal to the west.
With the approval of the new Spanish Constitution of 1978 and the arrival of democracy, political autonomy were established.
The Spanish Constitution of 1978 is the culmination of the Spanish transition to democracy.
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 BBC News | EUROPE | Spain's seafaring currency
The peso, from which the peseta was derived, was, in its full form, the "peso de ocho" or piece of eight reals - a currency established in the late 15th Century.
The peseta emerged in place of the peso in 1868 as Spain prepared to join one of the euro's precursors - the Latin Monetary Union which linked the currencies of France, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, and later Greece.
Separate peseta coins were issued by the republican and nationalist factions during the civil war in the 1930s and the nationalists refused to accept the validity of the republicans' coins.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/1702058.stm   (533 words)

 Banco de España - Publications - Book on Spanish banknotes: 1874-1939
As a result, this volume is essentially graphic, the object being to enable the reader to enjoy the details and the printing technique of the first peseta banknotes, comparing their styles, motifs, designs and figures from a general perspective.
These notes were the forerunners of the peseta notes that we have catalogued and the latter institution, the precursor of the Banco de Españaa, which became known as such exactly one hundred and fifty years ago.
The peseta banknote played an important role for somewhat more than a century, between 1874 and 2001, a period rich in events of the most varied kind.
www.bde.es /servicio/publica/lib_bill2e.htm   (736 words)

Spanish society under Muslim rule became increasingly complex, partly because Islamic conquest did not involve the systematic conversion of the conquered population to Islam.
The lingering, "decline of Spain" after a long period of considerable growth of population was due in large part, ironically, to its spectacular successes in the 15th and 16th centuries that led to the centuries of the treasure fleets.
Although the coup initially failed, the ensuing Spanish Civil War ended in 1939 with the victory of the nationalist forces led by the ruthlessly efficient General Francisco Franco and supported by Nazi Germany and fascist Italy.
www.solarnavigator.net /geography/spain.htm   (5288 words)

 Spanish - Heritage Community Foundation
Spanish journeys to Canada's west coast between 1542 and 1792 have left a legacy of Spanish place names such as Alberni, Laredo Strait, Carmelo Strait, Mazarredo Sound, Mount Bodega, Texada and Valdes Islands, Narvaez Bay and several others.
Substantial Spanish immigration to Canada did not begin until the 20th century because most early Spanish emigrants chose to re-settle in Spanish colonies in Central and South America.
The Spanish Albertan community is so keen on preserving and maintaining their culture here in their new home that they organized a program to present to the provincial government.
www.abheritage.ca /albertans/people/spanish.html   (588 words)

 Spanish Facts, Facts & information about Spain
In previous the Spanish peseta (€1=166.66 pesetas) was the natioal currency of Spain.
It consists of the Spanish mainland, which occupies most of the Iberian peninsula apart from Portugal, the Balearic islands of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera in the Mediterranean and the Canary Islands of Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, Gomera, Fuerteventura and Hierro in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Morocco.
On the brighter side, the Spanish economy is credited for having avoided the virtual zero growth rate of some of its largest partners in the EU.
www.puertocie.com /spanish_facts.html   (868 words)

 Spanish Economy
Agriculture remains a major part of the Spanish economy and employs, along with forestry and fishing, 7 percent of the labour force.
The fishing industry is important to the Spanish economy.
On January 1, 2002, the Euro came into circulation and within a few months the former currency, the peseta, ceased to be legal tender.
www.spanish-fiestas.com /spain-information/economy.htm   (568 words)

 peseta - Search Results - MSN Encarta
The monetary unit of Spain is the single currency of the European Union (EU), the euro (0.80 euros equal U.S. $1; 2005 average).
- unit of former Spanish currency: the main unit of the former Spanish currency
peseta - definition of peseta by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus...
ca.encarta.msn.com /peseta.html   (96 words)

 Sandafayre Stamp Auctions | Stamp Atlas | Mariana Islands
Islands were administered by the Spaniards as part of the Philippine Islands until they were occupied by the USA during the Spanish-American War in 1898.
All mail of the Spanish period is rare but there was a Spanish P0 on Guam (q.v.).
German stamps continued to be used until 1914, and two of the later issues (3 pfennig and 5 mark) are known on watermarked paper.
www.sandafayre.com /atlas/maris.htm   (330 words)

 Spanish Gold Coins
Spain's political power weakened with the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588, and Spain was ruled by France from 1808 to 1814.
As with many Spanish coins, the actual year of issue is often placed on the small stars near the date.
For Spanish coins in silver or base metal, or Spanish coin sets other than gold, please look at the Spanish Coins page of our original website.
www.taxfreegold.co.uk /spain.html   (438 words)

 Calculator for Spanish Peseta (ESP) Currency Exchange Rate Conversion
Enter the amount to be converted in the box to the left of the currency and press the "convert" button.
To show Spanish Peseta and just one other currency click on any other currency.
The Spanish Peseta is the currency in Spain (ES, ESP).
coinmill.com /ESP_calculator.html   (453 words)

 BBC News | Europe | Euro Cash | Spent currencies
The peseta was introduced to prepare Spain to join another European single currency - the Latin Monetary Union set up in 1865.
The peseta - formerly a subdivision of the peso - did not, however, join the group in the end due to a rise in gold prices.
After the end of the war, all remaining silver coins were taken out of circulation and notes issued by the Bank of Spain became legal tender.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/static/in_depth/business/2001/euro_cash/spent_currencies/peseta.stm   (180 words)

Certain currencies have the curious honour of more than one creation date (depending upon the region), and such is the case with the Spanish peseta.
Although some consider that the peseta (Catalan diminutive for peso, the monetary unit) was first used in 1707, nevertheless the first significant appearance of the peseta noted by Spanish historians is dated to 1808, with coins minted in Catalonia bearing the name "José Napoléon".
It was in 1868 that the Finance Minister, Laureà Figuerola, wrote the decree (approved 19 October, 1868) which made the peseta the common currency for all Spanish domains.
www.napoleon.org /en/magazine/presse_review/files/peseta.asp   (212 words)

 Measuring Worth - Relative Value of Spanish Peseta
The context of the question, however, may lead to a preferable measure and that measure may not be a price deflator, which is used far too often without thought to its consequences.
Presented here are five indicators for making such comparisons in Spanish Pesetas (or Euros) between any two years from 1850 to 2007.
Anyone with Pesetas could exchange them for Euros at rate of 166.386 Pesetas to one Euro.
www.measuringworth.com /calculators/spaincompare   (689 words)

 IngentaConnect The Spanish peseta versus the pound sterling, the French franc an...
IngentaConnect The Spanish peseta versus the pound sterling, the French franc an...
The Spanish peseta versus the pound sterling, the French franc and the US dollar (1870–1935).
So, since breaks are endogenously detected and seem to make economic sense, the PPP hypothesis is considered as a valid equilibrium rule for the peseta exchange rate against the currencies of Spain's main traders between 1870 and 1935.
www.ingentaconnect.com /content/routledg/rafl/2005/00000001/00000002/art00006   (210 words)

 Implicit bands in the Spanish peseta/Deutschmark exchange rate, 1965-1998 - Applied Financial Economics
The objective of this article is to identify implicit bands for the Spanish peseta/Deutschmark exchange rate.
To this end, based on the 'natural' classification approach suggested by Reinhart and Rogoff (2004), we propose a statistical test to assess the statistical significance of the outcome of their classifying algorithm.
The test is applied to the period 1965-1998, indicating our results existence of fluctuation bands in the 1980s and 1990s, before and after the entry of the peseta into the European Monetary System.
www.informaworld.com /smpp/content?content=10.1080/09603100600843916   (283 words)

 Sandafayre Stamp Auctions | Stamp Atlas | Guam
It was the administrative centre of the group when under Spanish control.
Until 1899 stamps of Spanish Philippines were used and a rare postmark MARIANAS was used on outgoing mail.
After USA takeover in 1899, USA stamps overprinted GUAM were used for almost two years while the island was still under control of the Navy Department.
www.sandafayre.com /atlas/guam.htm   (164 words)

 Spain Travel Essentials - IndigoGuide Spain
The Euro became official Spanish currency on January 1, 1999, but didn't enter into circulation until early 2002 when it replaced the traditional Spanish peseta.
For emergency assistance from police, ambulance or fire services call 088 in the Basque country and 006 in the rest of the country.
Language While Castellano is Spain's official language (the one we generally know as Spanish), regional dialects abound.
www.indigoguide.com /spain/travel-essentials.htm   (437 words)

 Spanish Coins
Isabel II on Obverse of 1847 Spanish 4 Maravedis
Juan Carlos & Felipe on Reverse of Spanish 2000 Pesetas 1990
For Spanish coins in gold, please look at the Spanish Coins page of our Tax Free Gold website.
www.24carat.co.uk /spain.html   (394 words)

 Spanish Proverbs
Spanish proverbs offer insight into Spanish culture, history, and society, and are often used in speech and writing.
There is no substitute for knowing them, and if you can use them in yourself, so much the better.
Below are all the standard proverbs used in Spanish, along with English translations and explanations.
www.languagerealm.com /spanish/spanishproverbs.php   (1001 words)

 Banco de España - Site Map
A more recent report in Spanish, pending translation into English, may already have been released.
French and Spanish industrial corporations over the period 1991-1999
Triennial survey of the Spanish foreign exchange market in 2004
www.bde.es /mapa/mapae.htm   (485 words)

 Spanish Verbs with Orthographic Changes
Many Spanish verbs undergo various kinds of orthographic changes.
Some of these are very simple and merely involve a change in orthography to keep the same sound.
All Spanish grammars and language learning books are developed by Spanish-Kit and they are intended for personal educational use only.
www.spanish-kit.net /grammar/270.html   (189 words)

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