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Colombia's 50,000 Pesos note

Nominated by Felipe Montoya, IBNS member 11830

COL-50000-Front
COL-50000-Back
 
Note Colombia BNL (PNL): 50,000 Pesos (US$17)
Predominant Colour(s) Purple
Front Denomination in dark blue-to-light blue OVI; BRC as registration device; Colibrí piquicorto (hummingbird) and flower in green-to-blue SPARK Orbit; nautilus shell as registration device; Nobel prize in literature winner, Gabriel García Márquez, standing with butterflies and close-up
Back Two standing natives; Ciudad Perdida, the heart of the Tayrona culture in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta; burgao (nautilus shell); Liberty head bank seal
Watermark Gabriel García Márquez and electrotype 50
Additional Security Solid security thread and yellow-to-green windowed security thread with demetalized BRC
Printer IMPRENTA DE BILLETES — BANCO DE LA REPUBLICA
Size 148 x 66 mm
Introduced 19/08/2016
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book