500 Pesos Silver Certificate Issue

Features

Issuer Cuba
Issuing entity General Treasury of the Republic
Period First Republic (1902-1906, 1909-1959)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1944-1947
Value 500 Pesos (500 CUP)
Currency Cuban Peso (moneda nacional, 1914-date)
Composition Paper
Size 156 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 03-06-1953
Number N# 226701
Numista (https://numista.com)
References P# 75,
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.
P# 75A
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.

Obverse

Portrait of Salvador Cisneros Betancourt at center.
Color: green, red.
Serial: red.
on left, red seal of the General Treasury.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE CUBA
QUINIENTOS
500 PESOS
SALVADOR CISNEROS BETANCOURT
ESTE CERTIFICADO, EMITIDO DE CONFORMIDAD CON LO DISPUESTO EN
LA LEY NÚMERO 5 DE 2 DE MAYO DE 1942, SERÁ ACEPTADO SIN LIMITACIÓN,
EN PAGO DE IMPUESTOS DEL ESTADO LA PROVINCIA Y EL MUNICIPIO
CERTIFICADO DE PLATA

Translation:
Republic of Cuba
Five hundred
500 Pesos
Salvador Cisneros Betancourt
This certificate, issued accordingly with stated on
the law number 5, from May 2nd., 1942, will be accepted without limits,
asf payment of the taxes from the State, the Province and the Municipal.
Silver Ceritficate

Reverse

Coat of arms at center
Color: red.

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DE CUBA
CERTIFICADO DE PLATA
500 500
QUINIENTOS PESOS
LA TESORERÍA GENERAL DE LA REPÚBLICA
CUANDO LO DEMANDE SU PORTADOR, REDIMIRÁ ESTE
CERTIFICADO EN MONEDA DE PLATA DEL CUÑO NACIONAL

Translation:
Republic of Cuba
Silver Certificate
500 500
Five hundred Pesos
The General Treasury of the Republic
When bearer ask for it, will redeem this
Certificate on silver coins of national currency

Printer

American Banknote Corporation (American Bank Note Company), Ottawa,New York, United States (1795-date)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1944  P# 75 - Signatures: Eduardo Montolieu de la Torre & Fulgencio Batista Zaldívar
1947  P# 75Aa - Issued note, With "LEY NO. 5 DE 2 DE MAYO DE 1942" beneath left signature title; Signatures: Isauro Valdés Moreno & Ramón Grau San Martín
1947  P# 75As - Specimen, With "LEY NO. 5 DE 2 DE MAYO DE 1942" beneath left signature title; Signatures: Isauro Valdés Moreno & Ramón Grau San Martín

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