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0,50 Nuevos Pesos overprinted on 500 Pesos

0,50 Nuevos Pesos (overprinted on 500 Pesos) -  obverse0,50 Nuevos Pesos (overprinted on 500 Pesos) -  reverse

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Features

Country Uruguay
Issuing bank Central Bank of Uruguay
Year 1975
Value 0.50 Nuevos Pesos (0.50 UYN)
Currency Nuevo peso (1975-1993)
Composition Paper
Size 69 × 155 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 54,
  • 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.
Rot C# 16A 1.1,
Claudio Rotondaro; 2017. Emisiones del Banco Central del Uruguay 1967-2017. Banco Central del Uruguay, Montevideo.
Rot C# 16A 1.2
Claudio Rotondaro; 2017. Emisiones del Banco Central del Uruguay 1967-2017. Banco Central del Uruguay, Montevideo.

Obverse

Overprinted on 500 Pesos ND (1967) P# 48.
Host characteristics:
Main Color: Green on clear background.
Motif: Head of Artigas facing, placed at center, with olive and laurel branches (as seen on Uruguayan coat of arms).
Serial Letter: Black, placed on top center-left and right-lower; Numbers: Red, 8 digit, placed at lower left and top right.
Other Security features: Foil insert vertical, usually near center; relief printing on corners (face value in numbers) and top center (issuer name)
Face value: On all 4 corners in numbers, on right in letters.
Signatures: General Manager, General Secretary, President.
Blindmarks: No.

Lettering:
500 BANCO CENTRAL DEL URUGUAY 500
SERIE
A (serial numbers)
N$ 0,50
LEY Nº 14.316
PAGARÁ AL PORTADOR Y A LA VISTA
QUINIENTOS
PESOS
MONEDA NACIONAL
(serial numbers)
SERIE
A
Gerente General Secretario General Presidente
500 500

Translation:
500 Central Bank of Uruguay 500
Serial
A
N$ 0.50
Law # 14,316
Will pay to the bearer and at sight
five hundred
Pesos
national currency
Serial
A
General manager General secretary President
500 500

Reverse

Host characteristics:
Main Color: Green on clear background.
Motif: Hydroelectric Dam "Rincon del Bonete".
Face value: On all 4 corners in numbers, on bottom in letters.
Printer's name on bottom.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DEL URUGUAY
500 500
500 QUINIENTOS PESOS 500
THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED

Translation:
Central Bank of Uruguay
500 500
500 five hundred Pesos 500
Thomas de la Rue & Company, Limited.

Watermark

Watermark: Uruguayan coat of arms, on left (overprinted with value "N$ 0,50 / LEY Nº 14.316" in a circle); number "500" repeated on center top and bottom edges.

0,50 Nuevos Pesos (overprinted on 500 Pesos) -  obverse

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Signatures

José Gil Díaz (JGD) President
William W. Rosso (WR) General Co-Manager
Juan César Pacchiotti (JCP) General Secretary

Comments

This banknote was overprinted on $ 500 N/D (1967) P# 48 / ROT C# 8 A 6.1 (old currency), as transition issue while new banknotes were been printed. Therefore, a round seal was overprinted over the watermark window.


Image of security foil insert.

Signatures: President: José Gil Díaz, General manager: William Rosso, General secretary: Juan César Pacchiotti.

ROT variants has no differences in design, the variants are cause between them there is a gap in numeration, that were issued as Pesos (the previous currency).

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1975)  JGD, WR, JCP 2,590,210 P# 54; ROT C# 16A 1.1 & 16A 1.2 (see comments)

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