The Macau pataca or Macanese pataca (Chinese: 澳門圓; Portuguese: Pataca de Macau; sign: MOP$; code: MOP) is the currency of Macau. It is subdivided into 100 avos (仙; sin), with 10 avos called ho (毫) in Cantonese. The abbreviation MOP$ is commonly used.The currency in circulation in Macau was issued in 1999. There are 1,000 yuan, 500 yuan, 100 yuan, 50 yuan, 20 yuan, and 10 yuan in circulation banknotes. The types of coin denominations are 10 yuan, 5 yuan, 2 yuan, and 1 yuan.
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