El Salvador

The colón was the currency of El Salvador from 1892 until 2001, when it was replaced by the U.S. dollar during the presidency of Francisco Flores. The colón was subdivided into 100 centavos and its ISO 4217 code was SVC. The plural is “colones” in Spanish and the currency was named after Christopher Columbus, known as Cristóbal Colón in Spanish.

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