The Uruguayan peso or peso uruguayo is the currency for Uruguay.
The currency code for the Uruguayan peso is UYU. The currency symbol used is $ or $U.
The Uruguayan peso was first seen in 1993 replacing the nuevo peso due to high inflation. From 2004 the currency appreciated against the US dollar, going from 30 pesos to the dollar to 19 pesos to the dollar by 2008.