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Mugardos remonetizes peseta

The BBC News is reporting that 60 shops in Mugardos (“a small fishing town in Galicia on Spain's northern coast”) are again accepting the peseta for all purchases alongside the Euro.Shopkeepers were sceptical at first, but they now say the scheme is a great success.People are travelling into Mugardos from outside just to spend the old currency they never got round to converting.
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