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10 Pesos Oro

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Features

Country Colombia
Type Standard banknote
Years 1953-1961
Value 10 Pesos (10 COP)
Currency Peso decimalized (1847-date)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 400
  • 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

Blue color note with left side portrait of Antonio Nariño, facing right and inside an oval over which sits the full body image of Mercury.
Main lettering is on the middle, serial number in red color, over a background image of a steam boat navigating a river, with palm trees on the closer shore and mountains on the other.

Lettering:
EL BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA
PAGARÁ AL PORTADOR
DIEZ PESOS
ORO
BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA
1° DE ENERO DE 1960

Translation:
The central bank of Colombia
will pay the bearer of this note
ten gold pesos
Bogota, Colombia
-date of issue-

Reverse

Blue color note, image of the central bank building in Cali, Colombia, with text above and below and large numbers 10 on the sides.

Lettering:
BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA
EDIFICIO DEL BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA EN CALI
BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA
10
DIEZ PESOS ORO

Comments

Antonio Nariño (1765-1823) was a Colombian lawyer and philosopher, who championed human rights and the independence of Latin America.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Nari%C3%B1o

Printer: Thomas de la Rue & Co. Ltd., London, England

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1953-Jan-1  Series N
1958-Jan-1  Series N
1960-Jan-1  Series N
1961-Jan-2  Series N

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