What is the El Salvador Colon (SVC)?

The El Salvador colon or Salvadoran colón was the currency for El Salvador.

The currency code for the El Salvador colon is SVC. The currency symbol used is ₡.

The El Salvador colon was first seen in 1892 replacing the Salvadoran peso. In 2001 the El Salvador colon was replaced by the U.S. dollar. The colon was named after the discoverer of America “Christopher Columbus”.