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Peru-100-Intis-Banknote-1985

Peru 100 Intis Banknote 1985

25 May 2018  Fri

Peru is a country in South America that's home to a section of Amazon rainforest. It is famous for the Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city high in the Andes mountains. The region around Machu Picchu, including the Sacred Valley, Inca Trail and colonial city of Cusco, is rich in archaeological sites. On Peru’s arid Pacific coast in Lima, the capital, with a preserved colonial centre and important collections of pre-Columbian art.

The banknote depicted in the image beside is 100 Inti note issued in the year 1985. The note specifications are as follows:

Obverse: Black and dark brown on multicolour underprint. The legend ‘Banco Central De reserve Del Peru’ is seen on the top left with the denomination in numeral on the top right corner. The coat of arms of Peru is seen in the centre with watermark window on the left and the portrait of Ramon Castilla on left. The denomination is seen in lower centre with date and three varieties of signature below it. The serial number is printed on left top and bottom right corners with denomination besides it.

Reverse: The legend ‘Banco Central De reserve Del Peru’ is seen on the top left. The scene of a women worker by cotton spinning is printed in the centre with watermark window on right. The denomination is seen in the lower panel with the denomination in numerals in the bottom left and top right corners.

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