Currency of Colombia 100000 Pesos banknote 2016 President Carlos Lleras Restrepo
Banco de la República (Colombia) - Central bank of the Republic of Colombia
Obverse: Portrait of President Carlos Lleras Restrepo. He was the 22nd President of Colombia from 1966 to 1970, and became involved in politics at a young age. His administration was considered the era of national transformation. And implemented many social and economic reforms.
At center a full-body image of President Carlos Lleras Restrepo of which are projected two shadows containing the pseudonyms which he used as a journalist: "El Bachiller Cleofás Pérez"and "Hefestos", when he wrote in Nueva Frontera.
Next to his image on the front, you will see the flower of the Sietecueros blossom "la flor del sietecueros" also known as a flower called the tibouchina lepidota. Along with the flower in the front, you will see the Barranquero bird - Amazonian motmot (Momotus momota) "pájaro barranquero" also known as the pendulum bird as registration device.
Text “100 MIL PESOS” in the upper left corner.
The texts “BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA” and “COLOMBIA.”
The signatures of the Governor of the Central Bank and its Deputy Executive Governor.
Stripes with geometric patterns to the sides of the President's face.
Common and scientific names of the flower of the “SIETECUEROS.”
Seven diagonal lines located on the side edges.
The number one hundred in Braille at the bottom center (slightly to the left).
Reverse: The 100000 peso note includes an image of the iconic landscape Cocora Valley located in the Andes by the Quindío River. The area has been protected by the government since 1985 to prevent the extinction of the prominent Quindío wax palm, the country’s national tree. The wax palm and a harvester - Illustration: “Cosecha de Cera del Ceroxylon en el Quindío,” by Taylor and El Barbant, taken from América pintoresca: Descripción de viajes al Nuevo Continente (1884).
At the top right, the poem by Luis Vidales about wax palm.
The ‘Valle de Cocora en Quindío’ which is a valley located in the Central Andes. The name ‘Cocora’ came from a Quimbayan princess, daughter of the local chief Acaime, which means ‘star of water’ and the Quimbayan civilization was a South American civilization that was well known for their amazing gold work. All the trees you see there are called ‘la palma de cera’ which in English is called the palm wax tree, and is well-known as the national tree of Colombia.
Watermark: The face of President Carlos Lleras Restrepo and the number 100 against the light.
Printer: IMPRENTA DE BILLETES — BANCO DE LA REPUBLICA.
Size: Its measurements are 153 mm × 66 mm; it is printed on 100% cotton security paper.
Prefix AA. 08 DE AGOSTO DE 2014. Introduction: 31 March 2016.
Color: Green is the predominant color of the new banknote, with changes in tone.