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1 Peso Law of Jan. 2nd., 1939

Features

Country Uruguay
Issuing bank Bank of Eastern Republic of Uruguay
Type Standard banknote
Year 1948
Value 1 Peso (1 UYP)
Currency Peso (1863-1975)
Composition Paper
Size 130 × 64 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 35,
  • 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 R# 10.III
Claudio Rotondaro; 2016. Emisiones del Banco de la República Oriental del Uruguay 1896-1967. Montevideo.

Obverse

General José Gervasio Artigas

Lettering:
EL DEPARTAMENTO DE EMISION DEL BANCO DE LA
REPUBLICA ORIENTAL DEL URUGUAY
PAGARÁ AL PORTADOR A LA VISTA
MONTEVIDEO. LEY DE 2 DE ENERO DE 1939
UN PESO MONEDA NACIONAL

Translation:
The Issue Department of the Bank of the
Eastern Republic of Uruguay
Will pay the bearer on demand
Montevideo. Law of January 2, 1939
One Peso National Currency

Engravers: Thomas de la Rue, Co - London

Reverse

Sailing ships approaching Montevideo

Lettering:
DEPARTAMENTO DE EMISION DEL
BANCO DE LA REPUBLICA ORIENTAL DEL URUGUAY
UN PESO

Translation:
The Issue Department of the
Bank of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay
One Peso

Watermark

No watermark
Series A and B, paper with color fibers.
Series C and D, with security thread.

Signatures

Andrés Martínez Trueba (AMT) President
Fermin Silveira Zorzi (FSZ) General Manager
Julio Carlos Netto (JCN) General Secretary
Carlos Sapelli (CSp) Vice-President
Alberto F. Zubiría (AZ) President
Juan Carlos Faig (JCF) General Secretary
Antonio Odicini Lezama (AOLˢ) First General Sub-Manager
Antonio Odicini Lezama (AOLᵍ) General Manager
Francisco Forteza (FF) President
Oscar Goldie Arenas (OGAᵉ) Excecutive Power delegate
Jorge Rodríguez Luengo (JRL) Executive Power Delegate
Mario Fullgraff (MF) President
Solano Amilivia (SA) President
Oscar Goldie Arenas (OGAᵍ) General Secretary
Alberto Casal (ACaⁱ) Interim General Manager
Francisco Podestá Milans (FPM) President
Alberto Casal (ACaᵍ) General Manager
Carlos Hernandez Wildner (CHW) Vice-President
José Pedro Aramendía (JPAr) President
Julio Solsona Flores (JSFᵖ) President
Julián A. Illich (JI) General Manager

Comments

Printed by: Thomas de la Rue & Co. - Londres
Series A, B, C and D
Started circulating on 1948.

Range of variants:

Image courtesy of Claudio Rotondaro.

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1948)  AMT, FSZ, JCN 12,500,000 P# 35a; ROT R# 10.III. 1 - Series A
ND (1948)  CSp, FSZ, JCN P# 35a; ROT R# 10.III. 2 - Series A
ND (1948)  AZ, FSZ, JCN P# 35a; ROT R# 10.III. 3 - Series A
ND (1948)  AZ, FSZ, JCF P# 35a; ROT R# 10.III. 4 - Series A; Titles are above signatures
ND (1948)  AZ, FSZ, JCF P# 35a; ROT R# 10.III. 5 - Series A; Titles are below signatures.
ND (1948)  AZ, AOLˢ, JCF P# 35a; ROT R# 10.III. 6 - Series A.
ND (1948)  AZ, AOLˢ, JCF 25,000,000 P# 35a; ROT R# 10.III. 7 - Serie B
ND (1948)  CSp, AOLˢ, JCF P# 35a; ROT R# 10.III. 8 - Series B
ND (1948)  AZ, AOLᵍ, JCF P# 35a; ROT R# 10.III. 9 - Series B
ND (1948)  CSp, AOLˢ, JCF P# 35a; ROT R# 10.III.10 - Series B
ND (1948)  FF, AOLˢ, OGAᵉ P# 35a; ROT R# 10.III.11 - Series B ("Primer Subgerente General")
ND (1948)  FF, AOLᵍ, OGAᵉ P# 35a; ROT R# 10.III.12 - Series B ("Gerente General")
ND (1948)  FF, AOLᵍ, OGAᵉ 50,000,000 P# 35b; ROT R# 10.III.13 - Series C
ND (1948)  FF, AOLᵍ, JRL P# 35b; ROT R# 10.III.14 - Series C
ND (1948)  FF, AOLᵍ, OGAᵉ P# 35b; ROT R# 10.III.15 - Series C
ND (1948)  MF, AOLᵍ, OGAᵉ P# 35b; ROT R# 10.III.16 - Series C
ND (1948)  MF, AOLᵍ, JRL P# 35b; ROT R# 10.III.17 - Series C
ND (1948)  MF, AOLᵍ, OGAᵉ P# 35b; ROT R# 10.III.18 - Series C
ND (1948)  SA, AOLᵍ, OGAᵉ P# 35b; ROT R# 10.III.19 - Series C
ND (1948)  SA, AOLᵍ, OGAᵍ P# 35b; ROT R# 10.III.20 - Series C (Oscar Goldie Arenas changes title)
ND (1948)  SA, ACaⁱ, OGAᵍ P# 35b; ROT R# 10.III.21 - Series C
ND (1948)  FPM, ACaⁱ, OGAᵍ P# 35b; ROT R# 10.III.22 - Series C
ND (1948)  FPM, ACaᵍ, OGAᵍ P# 35b; ROT R# 10.III.23 - Series C (Alberto Casal changes title)
ND (1948)  CHW, ACaᵍ, OGAᵍ P# 35b; ROT R# 10.III.24 - Series C
ND (1948)  JPAr, ACaᵍ, OGAᵍ P# 35b; ROT R# 10.III.25 - Series C
ND (1948)  JPAr, ACaᵍ, OGAᵍ 10,000,000 P# 35c; ROT R# 10.III.26 - Serie D
ND (1948)  JSFᵖ, JI, OGAᵍ P# 35c; ROT R# 10.III.27 - Series D

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