The Brazilian Real (BRL) is the official currency in Brazil. Issuing authority is the central Bank of Brazil. 1 Real R$ equals 100 Centavos. The Real sign consists of 2 vertical strokes in the $ and not one as for many other currencies. There are 6 coins of which two the 1 Centavo and 1 Real have been discontinued and are rarely used. There are 7 banknotes added to that from 1-100 Real. A quite common currency for gambling online.