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Republic of El Salvador

Salvadorian Peso=100 centavos (1889-1938)

coin Salvador 1 peso 1904
1 peso 1904 (1904-1914)
silver
UN PESO AMERICA CENTRAL / CRISTOBAL COLON / Head of Christopher Columbus left
REPUBLICA DEL SALVADOR / 900 C.A.M. 1904 / Flag draped arms, liberty cap and swords above
Coin value - $80-120
coin Salvador 25 centavos 1911
25 centavos 1911
silver
VIENTE Y CINCO CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DEL SALVADOR / 15 SET 1821 / 835 1911 / Arms
Coin value - $20-30
coin Salvador 25 centavos 1914
25 centavos 1914
silver
VIENTE Y CINCO CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR EN LA AMERICA CENTRAL / 835 1914 /
Flag draped triangular arms within wreath
Coin value - $20-30
coin Salvador 10 centavos 1911
10 centavos 1911
silver
DIEZ CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DEL SALVADOR / 15 SET 1821 / 835 1911 / Arms
Coin value - $20-30
coin Salvador 10 centavos 1914
10 centavos 1914
silver
DIEZ CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR EN LA AMERICA CENTRAL / 835 1914 /
Flag draped triangular arms within wreath
Coin value - $20-30
coin Salvador 5 centavos 1911
5 centavos 1911
silver
CINCO CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DEL SALVADOR / 15 SET 1821 / 835 1911 / Arms
Coin value - $20-30
coin Salvador 5 centavos 1914
5 centavos 1914
silver
CINCO CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR EN LA AMERICA CENTRAL / 835 1914 /
Flag draped triangular arms within wreath
Coin value - $20-30
coin Salvador 5 centavos 1917
5 centavos 1917 (1915-1925)
copper-nickel
5 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DEL SALVADOR / 1917 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $2-3
coin Salvador 3 centavos 1915
3 centavos 1915
copper-nickel
3 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DEL SALVADOR / 1915 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $20-30
coin Salvador 1 centavo 1915
1 centavo 1915 (1915-1936)
copper-nickel
1 CENTAVO / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DEL SALVADOR / 1915 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $1-2

 

 

Reform 1921-1939
Salvadorian Colon=100 centavos (1939-2004)

coin Salvador 1 colon 1985
1 colon 1985 (1984-1985)
copper-nickel
1 COLON / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1985 / CRISTÓBAL COLÓN / Head of Christopher Columbus left
Coin value - $4-8
coin Salvador 1 colon 1988
1 colon 1988 (1988, 1999)
stainless steel
1 COLON / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1988 / CRISTÓBAL COLÓN / Head of Christopher Columbus left
Coin value - $3-5
coin Salvador 1 colon 1991
1 colon 1991
copper-nickel clad steel
1 COLON / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1991 / CRISTÓBAL COLÓN / Head of Christopher Columbus left
Coin value - $3-5
coin Salvador 1 colon 1993
1 colon 1993 (1993-1999)
nickel clad steel
1 COLON / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1993 / CRISTÓBAL COLÓN / Head of Christopher Columbus left
Coin value - $3-5
coin Salvador 50 centavos 1953
50 centavos 1953
silver
50 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1953 / Head of Jose Matias Delgado left
Coin value - $10-15
coin Salvador 50 centavos 1970
50 centavos 1970 (1970, 1977)
nickel
1970 - 5 g. 1.65 mm. thick, 1977 - 5.1 g. 2.0 mm. thick
50 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1970 / Head of Jose Matias Delgado left
Coin value - $5-10
coin Salvador 25 centavos 1943
25 centavos 1943 (1943-1944)
silver
25 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1943 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $15-20
coin Salvador 25 centavos 1953
25 centavos 1953
silver
25 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1953 / Head of Jose Matias Delgado left
Coin value - $3-4
coin Salvador 25 centavos 1970
25 centavos 1970 (1970-1977)
nickel
25 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1970 / Head of Jose Matias Delgado left
Coin value - ~$1
 coin Salvador 25 centavos 1986
25 centavos 1986
copper-nickel
25 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1986 / Head of Jose Matias Delgado left
Coin value - ~$1
coin Salvador 25 centavos 1988
25 centavos 1988 (1988, 1999)
stainless steel
25 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1988 / Head of Jose Matias Delgado left
Coin value - $1-2
coin Salvador 25 centavos 1992
25 centavos 1992 (1992, 1995)
copper-nickel clad steel
25 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1992 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $2-3
 coin Salvador 25 centavos 1993
25 centavos 1993 (1993-1999)
nickel clad steel
25 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1993 / Head of Jose Matias Delgado left
Coin value - ~$1
coin Salvador 10 centavos 1925
10 centavos 1925 (1921-1972)
copper-nickel
10 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1925 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $2-3
 coin Salvador 10 centavos 1985
10 centavos 1985 (1952, 1985)
copper-nickel-zinc
10 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1985 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $2-3
coin Salvador 10 centavos 1975
10 centavos 1975
copper-nickel clad steel
10 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1975 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $1-2
coin Salvador 10 centavos 1977
10 centavos 1977
copper-nickel-zinc
10 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1977 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $1-2
coin Salvador 10 centavos 1987
10 centavos 1987 (1987, 1999)
stainless steel
10 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1987 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - ~$1
coin Salvador 10 centavos 1992
10 centavos 1992 (1992-1994)
nickel clad steel
10 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1992 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $2-3
coin Salvador 10 centavos 1999
10 centavos 1999 (1995-1999)
copper-nickel clad steel
10 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1999 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - <$1
coin Salvador 5 centavos 1950
5 centavos 1950 (1944-1952)
nickel-silver
5 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1950 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $1-2
coin Salvador 5 centavos 1972
5 centavos 1972 (1939-1974)
copper-nickel
5 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1972 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - ~$1
coin Salvador 5 centavos 1975
5 centavos 1975 (1975, 1986)
copper-nickel clad steel
5 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1975 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $1-2
 coin Salvador 5 centavos 1976
5 centavos 1976 (1976, 1984)
nickel clad steel
5 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1986 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $1-2
coin Salvador 5 centavos 1977
5 centavos 1977

copper-nickel-zinc
5 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1977 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $2-3
 coin Salvador 5 centavos 1987
5 centavos 1987 (1987, 1999)
stainless steel
5 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1987 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - ~$1
coin Salvador 5 centavos 1991
5 centavos 1991 (1991, 1998)
copper-nickel clad steel
5 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1991 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - ~$1
 coin Salvador 5 centavos 1994
5 centavos 1994 (1992-1999)
nickel clad steel
5 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1994 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - <$1
coin Salvador 3 centavos 1974
3 centavos 1974
nickel-brass
3 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1974 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - ~$1
coin Salvador 2 centavos 1974
2 centavos 1974
nickel-brass
2 CENTAVOS / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1974 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - ~$1
coin Salvador 1 centavo 1940
1 centavo 1940
copper-nickel
1 CENTAVO / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1940 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - $5-10
coin Salvador 1 centavo 1972
1 centavo 1972 (1942-1972)
bronze
1 CENTAVO / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1972 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - ~$1
coin Salvador 1 centavo 1976
1 centavo 1976 (1976-1977)
brass
1 CENTAVO / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1976 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - ~$1
coin Salvador 1 centavo 1981
1 centavo 1981
nickel-brass
1 CENTAVO / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1981 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - ~$1
coin Salvador 1 centavo 1986
1 centavo 1986
copper clad steel
1 CENTAVO / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1986 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - ~$1
coin Salvador 1 centavo 1989
1 centavo 1989 (1989,1992)
bronze clad steel
1 CENTAVO / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1989 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - ~$1
coin Salvador 1 centavo 1995
1 centavo 1995
brass clad steel
1 CENTAVO / Denomination within wreath
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR / 1995 / Head of Francisco Morazan left
Coin value - ~$1

 

In 2004, El Salvador abandoned its own currency - the country uses the US dollar