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1 Guarani, 1952 (1963)

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Front: Soldier

Back: Banco Central del Paraguay in Asuncion

 

Banco Central

Banco Central

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5 Guaranies, 1952 (1963)

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Front: Girl holding jug

Back: Hotel Guarani in Asuncion

 

Hotel Guarani

Hotel Guarani

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100 Guaranies, 1952 (1982)

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Front: José Eduvigis Díaz (1833-1867), Paraguayan general

During the Triple Alliance War against Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay in 1866, he first distinguished himself on raids across the Río Paraná at Corrientes. Díaz was the hero of the September 22, 1866 battle of Curupaity. While scouting a river on a canoe, he was killed by a shell shot from a Brazilian ship.

Back: Ruins of Humaita

 

Ruins of Humaita

Ruins of Humaita

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1000 Guaranies, 2002
Commemorates 50th Anniversary Central Bank of Paraguay

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Front: Mariscal Francisco Solano López (1826-1870), 2nd President of Paraguay 1862-1870

Mariscal López was the third president of Paraguay after gaining independence from Spain in 1811. He assumed power after the death of his father, Carlos Antonio Lopez. During his presidency in 1864, Paraguay entered the Triple Alliance War against Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay. By 1870, Paraguay had lost the war. One-half of the 550,000 pre-war populations were killed in the war. Mariscal Lopez himself also died in the battlefield.

Back: Pentheon of National Heroes in Asuncion

 

Pentheon of National Heroes

Pentheon of National Heroes

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5000 Guaranies, 2003

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Front: Don Carlos Antonio Lopez (1792-1862), President of Paraguay 1844-1862

Back: Lopez Presidential Palace in Asuncion

 

Lopez Palace

Lopez Palace

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10,000 Guaranies, 2008

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Front: Dr. José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia (1766-1840), first leader of Paraguay following its independence from Spain

Scene from coup d'état of May 14, 1811 which brought independence

Courtesy Claudio Marana

 

20,000 Guaranies, 2007 (Issued 2008)

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Front: Girl holding jug

Bank of Paraguay building in Asunción

Courtesy Claudio Marana

 

Banco del Paraguay

Banco del Paraguay

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100,000 Guaranies, 2007 (2008)

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Front: San Roque González de Santa Cruz (1576-1628), Paraguayan priest

Back: Represa de Itaipu, Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam

Courtesy Claudio Marana

 

Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam

Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam

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2,000 Guaranies, 2008 (2009) Polymer

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Front: Adala (1865-1902) and Celsa (1868-1938) Speratti, Paraguayan educators

Back: Student parade

 

Teachers Adela and Celsa Speratti

 

5,000 Guaranies, 2011 (2013) Polymer

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Front: Don Carlos Antonio Lopez (1792-1862), President of Paraguay 1844-1862

Back: Lopez Presidential Palace in Asuncion

Courtesy noteshobby

 

Lopez Palace

Lopez Palace

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Paraguay, a landlocked country in the heart of South America surrounded by Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil, was a Spanish colony 1537-1811. Gained independence in 1811. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Paraguay.

 

 

 

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