50 Pesos "B" Foreign Exchange Certificate

Features

Issuer Cuba
Issuing bank National Bank of Cuba
Period Second Republic (1959-date)
Type Local banknote
Year 1985
Value 50 Pesos (50 CUP)
Currency Cuban Peso (moneda nacional, 1914-date)
Composition Paper
Size 135 × 62 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 15 October 2001
Number N# 220752
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# FX10
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Series: Foreign Exchange Certificates

Obverse

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

Reverse

Image of castle La Chorrera, Havana, built on 1646

Watermark

No watermark

Printer

Státní Tiskárna Cenin, Prague, Czech Republic (1953-date)

Comments

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

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1985) 

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