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½ Escudo

½ Escudo -  obverse½ Escudo -  reverse

© Monetized History

Features

Country Chile
Type Standard banknote
Years 1962-1975
Value 1/2 Escudo (0.5)
Currency Escudo (1960-1975)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 134A,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.
P# 134
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Portrait of Bernardo O'Higgins in center based on the portrait by José Gil de Castro.

Lettering:
Banco Central de Chile
Medio Escudo
Cincuenta Centisimos de Escudo

Translation:
Central Bank of Chile
Half Escudo
Fifty Cents

Reverse

Engraving of the painting "Descubrimiento de Chile por Diego de Almagro" (Discovery of Chile by Diego de Almagro) by Pedro Subercaseaux

Lettering:
Banco Central de Chile
Llegada de Almagro a Chile
Medio Escudo

Translation:
Central Bank of Chile
Arrival of Almagro to Chile
Half Escudo

Comments

Notes with red serial number are P# 134 and with black serial number are P# 134A.

PK 134 signature Figueroa - Mackenna with red serial number
PK 134 signature Mackenna - Ibáñez with red serial number

PK 134 A sign. Molina - Ibáñez with black serial number (decreto Hcda. 829 del 5/4/1965)
PK 134 A sign. Massad - Ibáñez with black serial number  (N)
PK 134 A sign. Inostroza - Barrios (bold)
PK 134 A sign. Inostroza - Barrios

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1962-1975)  1.04 92% P#134A Paper of #121. Series B-G.
ND (1962-1975)  11% P#134a Paper of #122. Series A. 3 signatures varieties.
ND (1962-1975)  0% P#134As Specimen
ND (1962-1975)  0% P#134b Paper of #121. Series B. 2 signatures varieties.
ND (1962-1975)  1.1% P#134s Specimen

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