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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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After they had seen enough of the pens, the party went up the street, to the mass of buildings which occupy the center of the yards.
Noel Vanstone took up another pen and began to strip the second quill of its feathers as he had stripped the first.
Look, this is what I think;" and she seized the pen boldly and traced, with a firm hand, the following words: --
A stream of glittering fish flew into the pen from a dory alongside.
He hated the very wood of the pen that confined him.
Lady Lydiard pointed to the pen tray, with a smile.
In the deep silence I could hear the pen of my secretary traveling steadily over the paper while it wrote those words.
All his life after Defoe loved King William and was his staunch friend, using all the power of his clever pen to make the unloved Dutch King better understood of his people.
for without thy assistance nothing pure, nothing correct, can genius produce) do thou guide my pen.
Thus, the story here presented will be told by more than one pen, as the story of an offence against the laws is told in Court by more than one witness--with the same object, in both cases, to present the truth always in its most direct and most intelligible aspect; and to trace the course of one complete series of events, by making the persons who have been most closely connected with them, at each successive stage, relate their own experience, word for word.
I thought the pen had been a good pen and that it had done enough for me, and so, with the idea of keeping it for a sort of memento on which I could look later with tender eyes, I put it into my waistcoat pocket.
The eyes alone, almond-shaped and brown, were too big, with the whites slightly bloodshot by much pen labour under a lamp.