1 Quetzal

1 Quetzal - obverse1 Quetzal - reverse

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Features

Issuer Guatemala
Period Republic (1841-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1955-1957
Value 1 Quetzal
1 GTQ = USD 0.13
Currency Quetzal (1925-date)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 332465
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 30
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Green print on white paper.
Palace of the Captains-General, Guatemala is in the picture.
6-digit serial #

Lettering:
1 BANCO DE GUATEMALA 1

GUATEMALA, CENTRO AMERICA

1 1 1
UN QUETZAL

Autorización de
16 Enero 1957

1 1

Reverse

Green print on white paper.
Lake Atitlan is in the picture.

Lettering:
1 BANCO DE GUATEMALA 1

1 QUETZAL

1 1 UN QUETZAL 1 1

Printer

Waterlow & Sons Limited, United Kingdom (1810-2009)

Comments

6-digit serial # banknote.

  • A similar banknote with 6-digit serial #, printed by Waterlow and issued in 1959 see 1 Quetzal, P#42
  • A similar banknote with 7-digit serial #, printed by Waterlow and issued in 1959-1964 see 1 Quetzal, P#43
  • A similar banknote with 7-digit serial #, printed by Thomas de la Rue and issued in 1964-1972 see 1 Quetzal, P#52

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PMG (World Paper Money Price Guide)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1955-Jan-05  P#30(1);
1956-Feb-22  P#30(2);
1957-Jan-16  P#30(3);

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