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Coin designs that were taken from banknotes
« on: November 30, 2018, 12:02:30 AM »



The Guernsey pound coin features a detail from the Guernsey pound note.

Edge inscription: "BAILIWICK OF GUERNSEY".




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Re: Coin designs that were taken from banknotes
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2018, 12:11:09 AM »














Jamaican coins. See also: National heroes of Jamaica.

 
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Re: Coin designs that were taken from banknotes
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2018, 12:15:42 AM »
Sierra Leone.
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Re: Coin designs that were taken from banknotes
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2018, 12:20:51 AM »


East Africa and Uganda Protectorates, 50 cents, 1909.

See: British Empire: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates.
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Re: Coin designs that were taken from banknotes
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2019, 04:20:10 AM »
Bunch from Ghana as well.

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Re: Coin designs that were taken from banknotes
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2020, 11:21:06 PM »


Paraguay. The obverse of the 1 guaraní coin of 1975 onward depicted a Paraguayan soldier.





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« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2020, 11:21:46 PM »


The obverse of the 5 guaraníes coin depicted a Paraguayan woman.





Here you see the same design on an old banknote of the 1950s.
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« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2020, 11:22:27 PM »



The obverse of the 10 guaraníes coin featured Eugenio Alejandrino Garay Argaña (1875-1937).

He was a Paraguayan general who fought in the Chaco War (1932-1935) between Paraguay and Bolivia.





The design had originally appeared on an old banknote of the 1950s.
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« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2020, 11:25:05 PM »


The Paraguayan 50 guaraníes coin. The obverse features Marshal José Félix Estigarribia Insaurralde.





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« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2020, 11:26:27 PM »



In 1990 the 100 guaraníes coin was first issued.

Its obverse depicted José Eduvigis Díaz Vera (1833-1867), a famous Paraguayan general.





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« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2020, 11:27:07 PM »



The reverse of the 100 guaraníes coin depicted the ruins of Humaitá Church.





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« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2020, 11:28:49 PM »


Paraguay. In 1997 a new denomination of 500 guaraníes was issued.

The obverse depicted General Bernardino Caballero, President of Paraguay from 1881 to 1886.





An old 500 guaraníes banknote of had once featured the portrait of General Bernardino Caballero.
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« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2020, 11:30:43 PM »



Paraguay. The obverse of the 1000 guaraníes coin, first issued in 2006.

It depicts Marshal Francisco Solano López, President of Paraguay from 1862 to 1870.





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« Reply #13 on: July 07, 2020, 11:31:50 PM »



The reverse of the 1000 guaraníes coin.

The design depicts the Pantheon of National Heroes.





Here you see the Pantheon on an old Paraguayan banknote.



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