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10,000 Pesos

Features

Country Colombia
Type Commemorative note
Years 1993-1994
Value 10,000 Pesos (10000 COP)
Currency Peso decimalized (1847-date)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 437A
  • 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.

Commemorative issue

12 of October 1492

Series: 500th Anniversary of Columbus' Discovery of the New World

Obverse

Large portrait of native woman on the right, next to her a small gold sculpture. Lettering in the middle with signatures on top of image of Columbis ships inside a circle. The watermark on the left.
Red color serial number above the watermark and on red (larger) numbers below the woman's portrait.

Lettering:
EL BANCO DE LA REPUBLICA
PAGARA AL PORTADOR
DIEZ MIL
PESOS
SERIE CONMEMORATIVA DEL 12 DE OCTUBRE DE 1492
COLOMBIA MUJER EMBERA
SANTA FE DE BOGOTA, 1993

Translation:
The Bank of the Republic (Central Bank)
will pay the bearer
Ten thousand
pesos
Commemorative series of the 12th October 1492
Colombia Embera woman
Santa Fe de Bogota, -date of issue-

Reverse

Colorful native birds of Colombia on the left and top of the note, in the middle an ancient world map.
Denomination and lettering on a single row at the bottom.
Watermark on the right and on its right, small lettering by Christoffer Columbus. A small image of the Santa Maria ship at the lower right corner.

Lettering:
10000
WALDSEEMÜLLER (1507)
gente que mejor se liberaría y convertiría a nuestra santa Fé con amor que no por fuerza
CRISTOBAL COLON
NAO SANTA MARIA
10000 DIEZ MIL PESOS 10000

Translation:
10000
WALDSEEMÜLLER (1507)
people that would best be freed and would convert to our holy Faith with love but not with force
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
NAO SANTA MARIA
10000 TEN THOUSAND PESOS 10000

Watermark

Portrait of native, Embera woman

Comments

Printer: IMPRENTA DE BILLETES - SANTA FE DE BOGOTA

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1993  67%
1994  33%

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