Central Bank of Uruguay
137 x 66 mm
Outstanding - in the transparent window the portrait of Juan Zorrilla de San Martin
On the left, the coat of arms of Uruguay. In the center Juan Zorilla de San Martin (born in 1855 in Montevideo - died in 1931) is one of the most famous Uruguayan poets. He describes through his work the history of his country and the national heroes. His masterpiece is "Tabaré" (1886) which belongs to the tradition of romanticism.
On the left "The Legend of the Fatherland" is a national epic by the Uruguayan poet Juan Zorrilla de San Martín written in 1879.
Francois-Charles Oberthur Fiduciaire (France)