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Spain 5000 Pesetas 12.10.1992 (1Q2213173) (circulated) VF+

Spain 5000 Pesetas 12.10.1992 (1Q2213173) (circulated) VF+
Product Code:
65.00 ($ 70.85)
Denomination and date: 5000 Pesetas 12.10.1992

Front: Effigy portrait of Christopher Columbus (1451–1506), Cristoforo Colombo, an Italian explorer and navigator from the Republic of Genoa. Stylized compass as a registration device. Earth globe depicting Americas with two caravels Nina and Pinta and figures of The Catholic Monarchs of Spain (Reyes Católicos): Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand II of Aragon.

Back: Drawing of a spherical astrolabe, a variation of both the astrolabe and the armillary sphere. Crowned Royal Spanish coat of arms – Escudo de España (Adopted: 5 October 1981). Caravel Santa María (Captained by Christopher Columbus). Compass. Helm wheel.

Watermark: Portrait of Martín Alonso Pinzón (1441–1493); Electrotype '500' (with two globes).

Signatures: Luis Ángel Rojo Duque (El Gobernador – Governor, 25 July 1992 – 12 July 2000); Esteban Róspide Echeto (El Interventor – Auditor Comptroller General); Jesús Urdiola Salvador (El Cajero – Cashier).

Main colour: Brown.

Issuer: Banco de España – Bank of Spain.

Date of Issue: 20 December 1994.

Occasion: Issued for the Five Hundredth Anniversary of the Discovery of America by Spain. Quincentennial or quincentenary of the discovery of the Americas.

Artists: Reinhold Gerstetter; Antonio Sanchez (Engravers of both sides o fthe banknote).

Legal tender: No, since 1 March 2002. Redeemable until 30 June 2021.

Material: Cotton fiber paper.

Printing method: Intaglio (raised print).

Printer: Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre (FNMT).

Total emission: No info.

Serial # 1Q2213173

Dimensions: 147 x 71 mm

Catalogue Number: P-165

Grade/condition: Nice Very Fine (VF+) (circulated, used)

Texts: Banco de España. Cinco Mil Pesetas. Five Thousand Pesetas. Madrid, 12 de Octubre de 1992. Cristóbal Colón.

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