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1995 - 200 Nuevos Soles banknote

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1995 - 200 Nuevos Soles banknote (front)
1995 - 200 Nuevos Soles banknote (back)
Monetary System
Nuevos Soles
Monetary Type
Current Banknote (in the process of being removed from circulation)
Front Image
Saint Rose of Lima
Back Image
Convent of Santo Domingo (Convento de Santo Domingo)
Circulation Date
20 April 1995
Legal Tender
Diameter / Size
140 x 65 mm
Printer / Manufacturer
Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato

1995 - 200 Nuevos Soles banknote. The Peruvian currency Nuevos Soles has been in circulation since 1991. This is still a current banknote, but being removed from circulation as of 2016, the new monetary system of Peruvian money is named "Soles".

Banknote Front Image

The 200 Nuevos Soles bill is decorated on the front with the effigy of the Saint Rose of Lima, patron saint of Latin America, India and the Philippines, born in 1586. St. Rose was beatified by Pope Clement IX in 1667, and canonized in 1671 by Pope Clement X as the first Catholic in the Americas to be canonized by the Roman Church. Next to her portrait is the well of the wishes, a place often visited by her believers.

Santa Rosa de Lima (1586-1617)

Peruvian Personalities & Founders
Santa Rosa de Lima is the patroness of Lima, Peru, the Americas and the Philippines. Already as a child Rosa was possessed with the veneration of r...

Banknote Back Image

The back of the 200 Nuevos Soles bill shows an image of the inside of the Convent of Santo Domingo. Saint Rose of Lima's shrine, alongside with those of her friends St. Martin de Porres and Alonso Abad, are within the Convent of Santo Domingo in Lima.

Church and Convent of Santo Domingo

Historical Churches & Convents
The Church and Convent of Santo Domingo date back to the end of the 16th century. The church is famous in Lima for being the only one with a "real"...

Security Features

Banknotes in Peru that were issued from 1991 until 2008 have similar security features, making the verifying process much easier.

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