Macau coins patacas - the national currency

emblem of Macau

Currencies: Pataka (MOP) = 100 abo.

Pataka refers to the Hong Kong dollar, which has a free circulation of the territory of Macau

10 RUB = 2.64 MOP
1 EUR = 11.14 MOP

flag of Macau


Obverse 5 patacas in 2003 Macao Reverse 5 patacas in 2003 Macao 5 Pataca Macao 2003


The history of money Macao

Macao was established December 20, 1999 after the abolition of the Portuguese colony of Macau. Macao Special Administrative Region or Macao - an autonomous territory in the People's Republic of China. The former Portuguese colony. Macao - the port, a major financial center. Development of light industry, gambling brings the state budget to 40%. Macao is a little area of ??gambling in Hong Kong. Developed for tourism as the country makes a profit.

The population of half a million people. The official languages ??of Chinese and Portuguese are also used by Cantonese.

In circulation are banknotes in denominations of 1,000, 500, 100, 50, 20 and 10 patacas, coins of 10, 5, 2 and 1, Pataki, as well as in 50, 20 and 10 of the ABO.