The currency used in Guatemala is called as the Quetzal. This currency is denoted with the currency sign Q and the ISO 4217 Code for the Guatemalan Quetzal is GTQ.
The Quetzal, is the official currency of the Guatemala . It is divided into 100 smaller units called centavo.
The constitution of Guatemala provides that the Guatemala government shall have the power to print the Guatemalan Quetzal and centavo coins to be used as a legal tender in Guatemala.
The Guatemalan Quetzal bank notes and Centavo coins are both designated as "legal tender" in payment of debts.
The Guatemalan Quetzal bill uses the decimal system, consisting of 100 equal units.
The symbol Q
, usually written before the numerical amount, is used for the Guatemalan Quetzal.
Currently printed bank notes denominations are 50 centavos, 1 quetzal, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 quetzales
and the coins are minted in the denominations of 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 centavos, 1 quetzal .