Colombia to issue new 100,000-peso note in mid-2009

On December 2, 2008, the Banco de la República de Colombia announced that it would issue a 100,000-peso note in mid-2009 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birthday of 30th president of the republic, Carlos Lleras Restrepo, who held office 1966-1970. The note will be the largest denomination in Colombia, with a face value of approximately US$43.

Courtesy of Cleophas Elmakias Schockemohle.

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