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500 Pesos Oro

500 Pesos Oro -  obverse500 Pesos Oro -  reverse

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Features

Country Colombia
Type Standard banknote
Years 1977-1979
Value 500 Pesos (500 COP)
Currency Peso decimalized (1847-date)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 420
  • 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

Large portrait of General Francisco de Paula Santander at left, lettering in the center.

Lettering:
EL BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA
PAGARÁ AL PORTADOR
500
20 DE JULIO DE 1977
COLOMBIA
QUINIENTOS
PESOS ORO
SANTANDER EL HOMBRE DE LAS LEYES

Translation:
THE CENTRAL BANK
WILL PAY THE BEARER
500
-date of issue-
COLOMBIA
FIVE HUNDRED
GOLD PESOS
SANTANDER THE MAN OF LAW

Reverse

Image of the underground cathedral at Zipaquira in the middle, watermark on the left and symbol of the bank ( Lady Liberty inside a circle surrounded by lettering) on the right

Lettering:
QUINIENTOS PESOS ORO
BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA
BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA
500 IGLESIA SUBTERRÁNEA DE LAS SALINAS DE ZIPAQUIRÁ 500

Translation:
FIVE HUNDRED GOLD PESOS
CENTRAL BANK
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA
500 UNDERGROUND CHURCH AT THE ZIPAQUIRA SALT MINES 500

Watermark

Portrait of General Fco. de Paula Santander

500 Pesos Oro -  obverse

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Printer: American Bank Note Company

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1977-Jul-20 
1979-Jan-4 

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