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10 000 Pesos

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Features

Country Uruguay
Type Standard banknote
Years 1973-1975
Value 10,000 Pesos (10000 UYP)
Currency Peso (1863-1975)
Composition Paper
Size 69 × 155 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 53
  • 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

On top: Issuer name divided by Uruguayan coat of arms,

On left face value in numbers,
serial numbers, 7 or 8 digits, black; oval with mintmark: Artigas facing right; face value in numbers; signature.

On center: Serial letter; Uruguayan coat of arms (as detailed on top); legend including face value in letters; 2 signatures.

On right: face value in numbers; Artigas bust facing left, Artigas name; serial letter; serial numbers, 7 digit, black.

Lettering:
On top: BANCO CENTRAL DEL URUGUAY

On left: 10.000
(serial numbers)
10.000
Co-Gerente General

On Center: SERIE
B
PAGARÁ AL PORTADOR Y A LA VISTA
DIEZ MIL
PESOS
MONEDA
NACIONAL
Secretario General Presidente

On Right: 10.000
ARTIGAS
SERIE
B
(serial numbers)

Translation:
Central Bank of Uruguay
10,000
General co-manager

Series
B
Will pay to the bearer, and at sight
ten thousand
Pesos
National
currency
General secretary President

10,000
Artigas
Series
B

Reverse

Issuer name on top;
Face value in numbers, on both top, and lower right corners;
face value in letters on sides, turned 90º counterclockwise on left, clockwise on right;
Image of Palacio Estevez, watermark on right, printer name below.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL
DEL URUGUAY
On both top and on right lower corners: 10.000
On sides turned (see description): DIEZ MIL PESOS
below: THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED

Translation:
Central Bank
of Uruguay
10,000
Ten thousand Pesos
Thoas de la Rue & Company, Limited

Comments

This banknote was issued in 3 serials A, B & C. A has no variants, B has variants on serial numbers, with 7 & 8 digits, C has variants on serial numbers, 7 & 8 digits, and also has reposition issues, identified by serial numbers being of 8 digits, starting with "9" (was detected fake reposition, where used 7-digit notes, adding "9" to start of serial number. It is easily detected width magnifying glass, as added digit son't have the correct alignment/separation with originals.

Main color is orange, on pale yellow background.

Signatures are:
Serial A: President: Jorge Echeverría Leunda, General Co-manager: Walter Garrido, General Secretary: Julo César Pacchiotti;
Serial B: President: Carlos E. Ricci, General Co-manager: Walter Garrido, General Secretary: Julo César Pacchiotti;
Serial C: President: Carlos E. Ricci, General Manager: William Rosso, General Secretary: Julo César Pacchiotti.

On 1975, currency was reformed to Nuevo Peso, at a rate of 1:1000 (1 Nuevo Peso= 1,000 Pesos M/N), as there was a remain of un-issued banknotes of serial C (normal and reposition), they were overprinted on the watermark zone with seal: "N$ 10 LEY Nº 14.316" in a circle, and issued while the new "Nuevos Pesos" banknotes were printed, and reached Bank. Must be noticed the numbering of the sealed notes was within the unsealed 7-digit, and corresponding reposition, not at end.

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1973)  9,999,999 17% ROT 12A1 Serial A
ND (1974)  9,000,000 8% ROT 12B1.1 Serial B, 7 digit
ND (1974)  29,988,523 33% ROT 12B1.2 Serial B, 8 digit
ND (1975)  6,810,018 33% ROT 12C1.1.1 & 12 C 1.1.2 Serial C, 7 digit
ND (1975)  9,643,750 25% ROT 12C1.2 Serial C, 8 digit
ND (1975)  306,535 0% ROT 12CR1.0 Serial C, 8-digit starting with "9", Reposition issue

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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