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PEN

The ISO 4217 currency code for the Peruvian Nuevo Sol.

PEN

ISO 4217 code for the Peruvian new sol. It was introduced in 1991, replacing the inti, which had replaced the first sol in 1985. It was issued to stem hyperinflation, which had plagued Peru in the late 1980s. Its inflation rate has historically been very low and it developed a reputation as a reliable South American currency.
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repeated Mr Brass, grinning again with the pen in his mouth, like some nobleman's or gentleman's crest.
All night long this had been going on, and now the pens were full; by tonight they would all be empty, and the same thing would be done again.
Its white fingers took the pen and wrote on the unfinished letter.
Whack came another dory alongside, and more fish shot into the pen.
By a lucky chance the pen was tolerably good and Raoul began to write.
Lecount resumed her dictation; and Noel Vanstone resumed his pen.
She dipped the pen in the ink resolutely, and prepared to write.
said Manicamp, laying down the pen, "a place in the household of Monsieur for fifty pistoles?
Sometimes, of an evening, when I was at home and at work - for I wrote a good deal now, and was beginning in a small way to be known as a writer - I would lay down my pen, and watch my child-wife trying to be good.
MAKING them pens was a distressid tough job, and so was the saw; and Jim allowed the in- scription was going to be the toughest of all.
It is at school that he injures himself for life--as I firmly believe--trying to pronounce German; and it is there, too, that he learns of the importance attached by the French nation to pens, ink, and paper.
At the soft-murmured words that were fulfilled In the seraphic glancing of thine eyes -- Of all who owe thee most -- whose gratitude Nearest resembles worship -- oh, remember The truest -- the most fervently devoted, And think that these weak lines are written by him -- By him who, as he pens them, thrills to think His spirit is communing with an angel's.