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2 Colones

2 Colones -  obverse2 Colones -  reverse

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Features

Country El Salvador
Type Standard banknote
Years 1976-1981
Value 2 Colones
2 SVC = 0.23 USD
Currency Colón (1919-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 155 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 124
  • 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.

Obverse

Colonial Church of Panchimalco at center, face value in numbers on all 4 corners, in letters on sides of image (over "2"numbers) and bottom, Place and date on upper left.
Series on black on top right and lower left, serial · in red on top right and lower left, signatures below image.
Color fibers on central part of note, from top to bottom edges.

Lettering:
2 (on all 4 corners)
EL BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DE EL SALVADOR
PAGARÁ EN EFECTIVO AL PORTADOR
SAN SALVADOR (Serial #)
24 DE JUNIO DE 1976 SERIE
GA
DOS DOS
COLONES COLONES
SERIE
GA
IGLESIA COLONIAL DE PANCHIMALCO
(Serial #) (signatures)
DIRECTOR PRESIDENTE GERENTE
DOS COLONES

Translation:
The Reserve Central Bank of El Salvador
Will pay on cash to the bearer
San Salvador
June 24th., 1976
Two Colones
Colonial Church of Panchimalco
Director President Manager
Two Colones

Engravers: Thomas de la Rue, Company Limited

Reverse

Head of Christopher Columbus at center, Salvadoran coat of arms to right, issuer seal to left.
Issuer name on top, signature to top right of image, place and date below coat of arms.
Face value in numbers on all 4 corners and on sides of image; in letters below image, only "two" on central right and left.
Printer name on bottom.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DE EL SALVADOR
(in seal) SUPERINTENDENCIA DE BANCOS
Y OTRAS
INSTITUCIONES FINANCIERAS
CRISTOBAL COLÓN San Salvador, 13 de Julio de 1981.
DOS COLONES
THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED

Translation:
Reserve Central Bank of El Salvador
Superintendency of banks
and other
Financial institutions.
Christopher Colombus San Salvador July 13th., 1981.
Two Colones
Thomas de la Rue & Company , Ltd.

Watermark

No watermark

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1976-Jun-24  P# 124a - Issued note
1976-Jun-24  P# 124s - Specimen, red overprint: "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" on each side
1981-Jul-13  P#124

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