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Dominican Republic

 

1990-2004 | 2007-2016

 

 

5 Pesos Oro, 1990

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Front: Francisco del Rosario Sánchez (1817-1861), one of the founding fathers of the Dominican Republic

Back: Hydroelectric dams and irrigation

 

Hydroelectric Dams and Irrigation

Hydroelectric dam

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20 Pesos Oro, 1992
Commemorates the 500th Anniversary of the First Landing by Christopher Columbus.

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Front: Altar de la Patria is the home to the national mausoleum for the founding fathers: Juan Pablo Duarte, Francisco del Rosario Sanchez, and Ramon Matias Mella. This National Shrine is located at the heart of la Zona Colonial in Santo Domingo.

Back: Puerta del Conde in Santo Domingo

 

Altar de la Patria

Altar de la Patria

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Puerta del Conde

Puerta del Conde

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10 Pesos Oro, 1996

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Front: Matias Ramon Mella (1816-1864), a national hero of Dominican Republic

Juan Pablo Duarte, Francisco del Rosario Sánchez and Ramón Matías Mella are considered the founding fathers of the 1844 Dominican War of Independence.

Back: Quarry mining scene

 

50 Pesos Oro, 1998

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Front: Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia in Salvaleón de Higüey

Back: Cathedral Santa Maria La Menor in Santo Domingo (First cathedral in America)

 

Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia

Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia

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Cathedral Santa Maria La Menor

Cathedral Santa Maria La Menor

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100 Pesos Oro, 2000

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Front: Francisco del Rosario Sánchez (1817-1861), Juan Pablo Duarte (1813-1876) and Matías Ramón Mella (1816-1864)

Francisco del Rosario Sánchez, Juan Pablo Duarte, and Ramón Matías Mella are considered the founding fathers of the 1844 Dominican War of Independence.

Back: Puerta del Conde in Santo Domingo

 

Puerta del Conde

Puerta del Conde

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10 Pesos Oro, 2001

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Front: Matias Ramon Mella (1816-1864), a national hero of Dominican Republic

Back: Altar de la Patria in Santo Domingo

 

Altar de la Patria

Altar de la Patria

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20 Pesos Oro, 2001

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Front: Gregorio Luperon (1839-1897), Dominican Republic general

Back: Panteon Nacional in Santo Domingo

Panteon Nacional or National Mausoleum, was the last building constructed by the Spaniards in Santo Domingo. Built between 1714 and 1748, it originally served as a church consisting of a central nave and two lateral chapels.

 

50 Pesos Oro, 2002

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Front: Santa Maria la Menor Cathedral in Santo Domingo

Back: Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia in Salvaleón de Higüey

 

Santa Maria la Menor Cathedral

Santa Maria la Menor Cathedral

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Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia

Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia

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1000 Pesos Dominicanos, 2004

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Front: Palacio Nacional (National Palace) building in Santo Domingo

Back: Alcazar de Colon (Diego Colon castle) museum building in Santo Domingo

Courtesy noteshobby

1990-2004 | 2007-2016

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Dominican Republic, occupies the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, first became independent from Spain in 1844. Returned to Spanish dominion 1861-1865. Independence was restored in 1865. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Dominican Republic.

 

 

 

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