Banknotes and Coins

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Article 371 of the National Constitution states that Banco de la República shall carry out the functions of the Central Bank subject to the Law and in coordination with general economic policy. Therefore, Banco de la República will be responsible for the issuance of legal banknotes, amongst its other functions.


Articles 6 and 7 of Law 31 of 29 December, 1992 determined the basic rules regulating the issuance of banknotes and the minting of coins:


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