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50 Escudos, (1973-75)

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Front: Arturo Alessandri (1868-1950), President of Chile 1920-1924, 1925, and 1932-1938

Back: Banco Central de Chile

 

Banco Central de Chile

Banco Central de Chile

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1000 Escudos, (1973-75)

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Front: José Miguel Carrera (1785-1821), revolutionary leader

Back: Carrera's house

 

2000 Pesos, 1999

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Front: Manual Rodriguez Erdoyza (1785-1818), a patriot of Chilean independence

Back: The church of Los Dominicos in Santiago

 

5000 Pesos, 2003

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Front: Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957), a poet, a diplomat and a teacher

Back: Allegorical woman with musical instrument and seated male

 

2000 Pesos, 2004 Polymer

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Front: Manual Rodriguez Erdoyza (1785-1818), a patriot of Chilean independence

Back: The church of Los Dominicos in Santiago

 

Church of Los Dominicos

Church of Los Dominicos

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1000 Pesos, 2010 (2011) Polymer

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Front: Ignacio Carrera Pinto (1848-1882), Chilean hero of the War of the Pacific

Back: Torres del Paine National Park

 

Torres del Paine National Park

Torres del Paine National Park

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2000 Pesos, 2009 (2010) Polymer

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Front: Manual Rodriguez Erdoyza (1785-1818), a patriot of Chilean independence

Back: Nalcas National Reserve in the Araucania region, with a volcano and a choroy parrot

 

Nalcas National Reserve

Nalcas National Reserve

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5000 Pesos, 2009 Polymer

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Front: Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957), a poet, a diplomat and a teacher

Back: La Campana National Park, located on the Cordillera de la Costa de la V Region of Valparaiso, which contains one of the few native forests of Chilean Palm.

 

La Campana National Park

La Campana National Park

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10000 Pesos, 2009 (2010)

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Front: Arturo Prat (1848-1879), Chilean navy officer

Ptrat was killed shortly after boarding the Peruvian armored monitor Huáscar at the Naval Battle of Iquique after the ship under his command, the Esmeralda, was rammed by the Peruvian monitor. Prat, as captain of the Esmeralda, was the first to board the Huáscar.

Back: Andean condor bird; Cordillera Darwin mountain range and ice fields in Parque Nacional Alberto de Agostini (Alberto de Agostini National Park)

Alberto de Agostini National Park is a park located in the Chilean part of Tierra del Fuego. It covers 14,600 square kilometers and includes the Cordillera Darwin mountain range.

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Alberto de Agostini National Park

Alberto de Agostini National Park

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20000 Pesos, 2009 (2010)

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Front: Andres Bello (1781-1865), Venezuelan humanist, poet, lawmaker, philosopher, educator and philologist

Back: Salar de Surire Natural Monument in the Andes; Chilean Flamingo

Salar de Surire Natural Monument consists mainly of a salt flat and a number of small salt lakes, sheltering several Andean species of wildlife and plants. Arintica volcano towers over the salt flat.

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Salar de Surire

Salar de Surire

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Chile, a ribbon-like country on the Pacific coast of southern South America, was a Spanish colony. It gained full independence in 1818. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Chile.

 

 

 

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