Central Bank of Uruguay
144 x 66 mm
In circulation - in the transparent window the portrait of José Pedro Varela
On the left, the coat of arms of Uruguay. At the center José Pedro Varela (born in Montevideo (Uruguay) on March 19, 1845 and died in the same city on October 24, 1879) was a Uruguayan sociologist, journalist and politician. He undertook a major educational reform in Uruguay in 1877 known as the "Education Law".
Monument honoring José Pedro Varela, located in the district of Pocitos, Montevideo. Popularly known as "Varela Square".
Francois-Charles Oberthur Fiduciary (France)