(1) When they converted from the peseta to the euro they hiked up all the prices before people knew what was happening in a currency they didn't yet understand.(2) First it was the Deutsch mark, followed by the franc, lira, peseta and drachma.(3) If you hadn't already noticed, gone are the good old peseta , the franc and the drachma.(4) Spain adopts the peseta after the revolution of 1868.(5) What is Spain without the peseta , France without the franc, what would America be without the dollar, even the old IR for the Irish pound had a characteristic all its own.(6) Last week, a venerable Sevilian was found complaining that she saw no reason to give up the peseta and accept the Deutschmark.(7) She laughed, stowing the twenty-five thousand pesetas away, leaned across the counter, and took my hand warmly.(8) When I go through my old lira, pesetas , francs and drachma, I am reminded of the true meaning of being ├ö├ç├┐in the Navy,├ö├ç├û and seeing something unique outside the United States.(9) They watch me, and they give me pesetas , Spanish money.(10) In February 1931 the government agreed to some of the improvements that workers had asked for, for example a minimum wage of five pesetas .(11) Alternatively, they are contracted on a piecework basis paid 10 pesetas a kilo of broccoli.(12) The children were all caddies, making a few pesetas to help the family.(13) A single funeral site can be worth many Spanish pesetas , enough to feed a family for a lifetime.(14) I would ask people to empty out pots and purses, and gather francs, marks, guilders, pesetas and punts and put them to work to help local people.(15) A pound sterling brought about 120 pesetas in London, but the rate in Spain was fixed at about 100.(16) If reports are to be believed then there was no shortage of lira and pesetas on offer.