What is money called in Mexico?

Answer The original silver peso made its debut as Mexico's form of money in 1732. While it has undergone several reincarnations over the past three centuries, Mexico's official currency continues to be th... Read More »

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What is a small Christmas gift of money, fruit or candy called in Mexico?

There is no specific term for a small Christmas gift of money, fruit, or candy in Mexico. One Mexican Christmas tradition is the celebration of Día de los Reyes (Three Kings Day) on January 6. On ... Read More »

What kind of money does mexico use?

Mexico uses the peso as its basic monetary unit. The value of the peso decreased from 10.898 per U.S. dollar in 2005 to 13.64 in 2009. As of early 2010, one U.S. dollar was worth about 12.85 Mexic... Read More »

What is the basic unit of money in Mexico?

The basic unit of money in Mexico is the peso. The Mexican peso was the official currency of North American until the United States introduced the dollar in 1785. Mexican currency is printed in den... Read More »

What kind of money is used in Mexico?

The peso and the centavo are used as money in Mexico. The peso is the main unit of currency. There are 100 centavos in a peso. On February 3, 2010, one Mexican peso was worth about 7.78 U.S. cents.... Read More »