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20 Pesos "D" Foreign Exchange Certificate-Narrow "D"

20 Pesos "D" (Foreign Exchange Certificate-Narrow "D") -  obverse20 Pesos "D" (Foreign Exchange Certificate-Narrow "D") -  reverse

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Features

Country Cuba
Issuing bank National Bank of Cuba
Type Local banknote
Year 1985
Value 20 Pesos (20)
Currency INTUR (visitor's coinage, 1981-1989)
Composition Paper
Size 135 × 62 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 10-15-2001
References P# FX36
  • 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.

Series: Foreign Exchange Certificates

Obverse

On top and bottom, bars with legends, number "20" on both ends of each bar; on top left, and lower right, serial letters and numbers, 2 letters and 6 digits, black.
On left logo of Banco Nacional de Cuba, on right letter "D" in circle, on center face value in letters over number "20"

Engraver: Státiní Tiskárna Cenin

Reverse

In frame, cut on top and bottom, above "20" on top left, face value in letters on right, on bottom left, face value in letters, validity information in frame cut, "20" on right.
On center top, space for bearer's signature, with legend below; on center face value in letters over "20"; below space for issuing date on left and for bearer's signature on right.

Watermark

No watermark.

Comments

Series D was intended for Students which were allowed to Foreign Exchange.

FEC had a validity of 5 years from issuance date (that had to be written on reverse, as well as the bearer's signature, on lower right side). If not used, on leaving, bearer could exchange for other currency, but if 5 years passed, only could be exchanged by Cuban Pesos at the rate of the moment to be executed.

Main color brown, on pale rose.

On 1993, the owing of foreign currencies stopped to be illegal, and FECs (as well as INTUR coins) were replaced with Peso Convertible, the new currency created for use of visitors.

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Year Signatures No. printed G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1985)  Type 2

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