5 Pesos "A" Foreign Exchange Certificate


Country Cuba
Issuing bank National Bank of Cuba
Type Local banknote
Year 1985
Value 5 Pesos (5)
Currency Peso (1985)
Composition Paper
Size 135 × 62 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 10-15-2001
Number N# 220672
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References P# FX3
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Series: Foreign Exchange Certificates


National Bank of Cuba logo to left; face value on center, as letters over numeral; big "A" letter in circle on right; serial letters and numbers on top left and lower right; issuer name below

Engraver: Státní Tiskárna Cenin


Image of castle de los Tres Reyes del Morro, Havana, built on 1630


No watermark


Exchange Certificates "A" were intended to be used by foreign visitors, naturals of socialist countries, while visiting the country. Could be exchanged from foreign currencies, and traveler's checks, at exchange rate of 1 Peso = 1 US Dollar = 0.90 Rouble, and were valid for 5 years from issuing date; after that time only could be exchanged for Cuban Pesos.

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