Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Central Bank of Colombia Launches New 5,000 Peso

Central Bank of Colombia Launches New 5,000 Peso

Photo: Banco de la Republica


The Central Bank of Colombia officially launched the new 5 thousand peso banknote into circulation on November 9. This is the fourth new banknote released this year from the family of banknotes that was announced earlier this year.

In an effort to strengthen the security of their banknotes, and facilitate the verification process, below you will see the new images. The front of the banknote will feature the image of the Colombian poet José Asunción Silva. 

Photo: Banco de la Republica

The back will have the Colombian páramos, ecosystems of unparalleled wealth. 

Related: Central Bank of Colombia Introduces New 100,000 Peso

Photo: Banco de la Republica

It is also expected to see the new 2,000 and 10,000 peso to begin circulating by the end of this year. Here’s a closer look at all the new security features you can find on the new 5 thousand peso banknote. 




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