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1 Peso Oro

1 Peso Oro -  obverse1 Peso Oro -  reverse

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Features

Country Colombia
Type Standard banknote
Year 1923
Value Un Peso Oro (1 COP)
Currency Peso decimalized (1847-date)
Composition Paper
Size 138 × 68 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 361
  • 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

In blue color, a Portrait of Francisco Jose de Caldas in the middle, in between large number 1s on both sides and between lettering above and below.
The serial numbers and letters are in red color.

Lettering:
El Banco De La República
BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA
20 DE JULIO DE 1923
CALDAS
PAGARÁ AL PORTADOR
UN PESO ORO
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY

Translation:
The central bank
Bogota, Colombia
20th July 1923
Caldas
Will pay to the bearer
One gold peso
ABNC

Reverse

In brown color, image of Lady Liberty in the center, within a circle with lettering and between two large numbers 1.

Lettering:
BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA
BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA
UN PESO ORO

Comments

Nicknamed "El Sabio", Francisco José de Caldas (1768-1816) was a Colombian scientis, lawyer, military engineer, mathematician, geographer and inventor. Born in Popayán (Cauca province) and executed by orders of Pablo Morillo during the Spanish American Reconquista for being a forerunner of the fight for the independence .

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francisco_Jos%C3%A9_de_Caldas

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1923-Jul-20 

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