The currency of El Salvador is the Salvadoran Colón. It’s code is SVC but is now rarely used, with US Dollar in circulation. According to our data, SVC to USD is the most popular Salvadoran Colón exchange rate conversion.
The most popular banknotes used in El Salvador are: $1, $2, $5, $10, $25, $50, $100, $200. It's used in El Salvador.
The Colon was introduced in 1892 and has since been replaced by the US dollar in 2001. It was the government of President Carlos Ezeta that decided upon the name 'colon', paying homage to the discoverer of America.