Find out what it is and where the so-called register for the blind is located on the new S/10, S/20, S/50 and S/100 bills.
He Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP) has a new family of tickets, inspired by characters who have stood out in the 20th century in the fields of art, literature, history and science. These new designs of the national currency were made on the occasion of the bicentennial and also seek to highlight the flora and fauna. However, one of the most outstanding aspects is a badge in each denomination that allows the blind to recognize how much they have in their hands. Know where it is located and how to identify it.
How can blind people recognize the new banknotes?
The new family of banknotes not only has an innovative design. Elements such as the watermark, thread with moving figures, ink that changes color, hidden number, perfect registration, microprinting, fluorescent printing have also been improved and in some cases implemented.
Likewise, one of the most outstanding points of the new family of banknotes in circulation is the register for the blind, located on the left side edge. Each banknote has a certain number of elements so that blind people can identify the amount they have in your hands, as long as the banknote has not been in circulation for a long time, since due to use this relief can no longer be perceived by touch.
- The S/10 bill has five stripes in high relief.
- The S/20 bill has four stripes in high relief.
- The S/50 bill has three stripes in high relief.
- The S/100 bill has two stripes in high relief.
What are the reasons for the new family of banknotes?
The new family of banknotes is focused on highlighting prominent figures of the 20th century and on national biodiversity. The following details who appears on each ticket:
- S/10: Chabuca Granda, the vicuña and the Flor de Amancaes
- S/20: José María Arguedas, the condor and the Flor de la Cantuta
- S/50: María Rostworowski, the jaguar and the Puya Raimondi
- S/100: Pedro Paulet, the Spatula-tailed Hummingbird and the Phragmipedium kovachii orchid
- S/200: Tilsa Tsuchiya, the Cock of the Rocks and the Beautiful Abanquina Flower
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