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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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In 1982, the keeper of the museum at the time, Dendra Best, went to America to visit a pen-friend.
Dr Tedela said: ``I hope that a pen-friend relationship between Corpus Christi and a school in my constituency in Addis Ababa can be built up, so that the young people can get a further understanding of how other young people live their lives.
I HAVE just posted a birthday card, Christmas card and letter to my pen-friend who lives in the Bahamas.
was "We have been pen-friends for 67 years and we have become family to one another.