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500 Escudos

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Features

Country Chile
Type Commemorative note
Year 1971
Value 500 Escudos (500)
Currency Escudo (1960-1975)
Composition Paper
Size 145 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 145
  • 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

Nationalization of Mining

Obverse

Red Brown on multicolor underprint. Copper work at left, 2 signatures varieties. Series A, B.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DE CHILE
QUINIENTOS ESCUDOS
1971 AÑO DE LA NACIONALIZACIÓN DEL COBRE, SALITRE Y HIERRO
CASA DE MONEDA DE CHILE

Translation:
CENTRAL BANK OF CHILE
FIVE HUNDRED ESCUDOS
1971 YEAR OF THE NATIONALIZATION OF COPPER, SALITRE AND IRON
CASA DE MONEDA DE CHILE

Reverse

Strip mining at center right (Open pit mine at Chuquicamata), 3-line text from Balmaceda at bottom

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DE CHILE
"NO DEBEMOS CONSENTIR QUE ESTA VASTA
Y RICA REGION SEA CONVERTIDA EN UNA
SIMPLE FACTORIA EXTRANJERA" BALMACEDA.

Translation:
CENTRAL BANK OF CHILE
"WE SHOULD NOT CONSENT THAT THIS IS VAST
AND THE RICH REGION IS BECOMING A
SIMPLE FOREIGN FACTORY "BALMACEDA.

Watermark

D. Diego Portales

500 Escudos -  obverse

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1971  14% Signatures : Cano - Molina
1971  86% Signatures : Inostroza - Barrios

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