: the traditional basic monetary unit of Panama — see Money Table
Examples of balboa in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebUsing cryptocurrency will be optional for Panama’s citizens, as opposed to replacing the Panamanian balboa—just as Bitcoin is used alongside the U.S. dollar in El Salvador.
Chloe Taylor, Fortune, 29 Apr. 2022 One of Marcano Quiles’ treasures is the Panamanian balboa coin, one of Panama’s official currencies, as a necklace that is only owned by the Alpha Alpha chapter’s brothers.
Ashley Maria Bermúdez / Special To The Sentinel, orlandosentinel.com, 25 Nov. 2021
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