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1000 Pesos

1000 Pesos -  obverse1000 Pesos -  reverse

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Features

Country Colombia
Type Standard banknote
Year 1979
Value 1000 Pesos (1000 COP)
Currency Peso decimalized (1847-date)
Composition Paper
Size 139 × 69 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 421
  • 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 Jose Antonio Galan on the right, lettering in the middle and top let, watermark on the left

Lettering:
EL BANCO
DE LA REPUBLICA
PAGARA AL PORTADOR
MIL PESOS ORO
COLOMBIA
1° DE ABRIL DE 1979
JOSE ANTONIO GALAN

Reverse

Image of the presidential palace

Lettering:
MIL PESOS ORO
1000
PESOS ORO
PALACIO DE NARIÑO

Watermark

Portrait of José Antonio Galán

1000 Pesos -  obverse

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Comments

José Antonio Galán (1749 - 1782) was a Colombian historical figure who led a rebellion against fiscal policies and higher taxes 1781, for which he was sentenced and executed by the Spanish.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Antonio_Gal%C3%A1n

Single security thread.

Printer: American Bank Note Company

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1979-Apr-1 

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