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5 Escudos

Features

Country Chile
Type Standard banknote
Years 1964-
Value 5 Escudos (5)
Currency Escudo (1960-1975)
Composition Paper
Size 145 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 138
  • 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 Manuel Bulnes Prieto (1799 - 1866), 4th president of Chile.

Lettering:
Banco Central de Chile
Cinco Escudos

Translation:
Central Bank of Chile
Five Escudos

Reverse

Painting by Pedro Subercaseaux depicting Bernardo O'Higgins ill-fated charge against the Spanish at the Battle of Rancagua

Lettering:
Banco Central de Chile
Batalla de Rancagua
Cinco Escudos

Translation:
Central Bank of Chile
Battle of Rancagua
Five Escudos

Comments

Reddish brown on multicolor underprint.
Series A-E.
Includes signature varieties.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1964)  25% P# 138a.1; Signatures: Luis Mackenna Shiell, Francisco Ibañez Barceló
ND (1964)  6% P# 138a.2 6- or 7-digit serial #. Signatures: Sergio Molina Silva, Francisco Ibańez Barceló.
ND (1964)  6% P# 138a.3 6-digit serial #. Signatures: Carlos Massad Abud & Francisco Ibańez Barceló.
ND (1964)  22% P# 138a.4 7-digit serial #. Signatures: Carlos Massad Abud & Francisco Ibańez Barceló.
ND (1964)  16% P# 138a.5 6-digit serial #. Signatures: Alfonso Inostroza Cuevas & Jaime Barrios Meza.
ND (1964)  34% P# 138a.6 7-digit serial #. Signatures: Alfonso Inostroza Cuevas, Jaime Barrios Meza.
ND (1964)  0% P# 138s; specimen

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