What is the Macanese Pataca (MOP)?

The Macanese pataca is the currency for Macau. The Macanese pataca is pegged to the Hong Kong dollar at approximately 1.03 pataca to 1 dollar.

The currency code for Macanese pataca is MOP. The currency symbol used is MOP$.

The Macanese pataca was first seen in 1894 replacing the Portuguese real. Most money circulating in Macau is actually the Hong King dollar.