The monitary unit or "dollar"
is known as the "Real". It literally means "Real".
It is pronounced "HEY-OW", but when you are talking about more
than one Real,
you say "Reais" pronounced "HEY-EYES".
The Real was the original money of Brazil since the 1700's which after
inflation became the "Mil Réis".
This was replaced by the Cruzeiro in 1942.
The Second Real came into existence in 1994.
Brazilian Centavos or Cents
Like all money, there are 100 centavos or cents to 1 Real.
The 1 centavo has a picture of Cabral
The 10 centavo coin has a picture of Dom Pedro I
(R$20) Vinte Reais (Vin-CHEE hey-EYES)
(R$50) Cinquenta Reais (sin-QUEN-tah hey-EYES)
(R$1) Um Real (OON hey-OW) (Not Pictured here)
(R$2) Dois Reais (DOYZ hey-EYES)
(R$10) Dez Reais (Dayss hey-EYES)
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