Information about currency: Brazilian Cruzeiro

Brazilian Cruzeiro (1942 - 1994)
Currency NameBrazilian Cruzeiro
System
ISO CodeBRZ
Description

The cruzeiro was the currency of Brazil from 1942 to 1986 (two distinct currencies) and again between 1990 and 1993. In 1994 it was replaced with the real. The name refers to the constellation of the Southern Cross, known in Brazil as Cruzeiro do Sul, or simply Cruzeiro. Visible only in the Southern Hemisphere, the Southern Cross is the main astronomical reference to identify the south and is a common cultural icon in Brazilian history.

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Brazilian Cruzeiro: Details
Issued ByBrazil
From1942
To1994
Brazilian Cruzeiro: Users
CountryPeriodFromTo
Flag of Brazil Brazil Brazilian Cruzeiro 1942 1986
Flag of Brazil Brazil Brazilian Cruzeiro (third) 1990 1993