1 Quetzal, Guatemala, 2008

Description (Brief)
One (1) quetzal polymer note
Guatemala, 2008
Obverse Image: José María Orellana, President of Guatemala during the Currency Reform that introduced the Quetzal as the official currency and a quetzal bird.
Obverse Text: BANCO DE GUATEMALA / GUATEMALA CENTRO AMERICA / B81756030B / UN QUETZAL / GERENTE GENERAL / PRESIDENTA / OBERTHUR TECHNOLOGIES / GENERAL JOSE MARIA ORELLANA . PRESIDENTE DE LA REPUBLICA, 1921-1926, EN CUYO / GOBIERNO FUE CREADA LA MONEDA QUETZAL / 1 / AUTHORIZACION 12 DE MARZO DE 2008
Reverse Image: Main building of the Central Bank of Guatemala, Placa de Leyden and Ara de Tikal.
Reverse Text: BANCO DE GUATEMALA / UN QUETZAL / PLACA DE LEYDEN / ARA DE TIKAL / 1
Location
Currently not on view
date made
2008
place made
Guatemala: Guatemala
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6.7 cm x 15.7 cm x .01 cm; 2 5/8 in x 6 3/16 in x in
ID Number
2014.0193.028
accession number
2014.0193
catalog number
2014.0193.028
serial number
B81756030B
Credit Line
Whitney Haring-Smith & Abigail Seldin
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History