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**EXCLUSIVE PICTURES FROM SOLARPIX.COM**                                             **WORLDWIDE SYNDICATION RIGHTS**.FEATURES - Ten years after Spain joined the euro and abandoned the peseta after 133 years in circulation, businessmen in Villamayor de Santiago in Cuenca are now accepting pesetas once again. .The town, which has a population of about 3,000, is governed by the Socialist Mayor, José Julián Fernández..Over the past month 29 shopkeepers in the locality have taken 1.25 million pesetas, (7,512 €) and they say the initiative has ‘saved the month’. Shoppers have spent all the old pesetas notes, and in some cases single pesetas they had kept or found behind the sofa..The month long experiment was extended until has Friday and when all the pesetas are in they will take them to the Bank of Spain in Madrid to exchange them...This pic:  Picture shows a handfull of Spanish peseta coinage..Many of the business' in the town are now accepting old  Spanish Pesetas in exchange for goods and services.                                                                                                                                                              JOB REF:   14481    BHY       DATE:   16.02.12                                                         **MUST CREDIT SOLARPIX.COM OR DOUBLE FEE WILL BE CHARGED**                                                                      **MUST AGREE FEE BEFORE ONLINE USAGE**                               **CALL US ON: +34 952 811 768 or LOW RATE FROM UK 0844 617 7637**