Philippe Simon's Collection


Colombie 1 Peso Oro 20/07/1944 series: R 73489113 grade: VF+ cat: 380d comment: FRONT / General Francisco de Paula Santander, allegorical man, Simón Bolívar. BACK / "Liberty" added: 39 months ago
colom 1 Peso Oro 07/08/1953 series: A 48690752 grade: aUNC cat: 398 comment: FRONT / Statue of Simón Bolívar; bridge of Boyaca; General Francisco de Paula Santander. BACK / "Liberty" added: 39 months ago
Colombie 1 Peso Oro 01/05/1970 03251591 grade: aUNC cat: 404e comment: FRONT : At Right - Francisco José de Paula Santander y Omaña (April 2, 1792 – May 6, 1840), was a Colombian military and political leader during the 1810–1819 independence war of the United Provinces of New Granada (present-day Colombia). He was the acting President of Gran Colombia between 1819 and 1826, and later elected by Congress as the President of the Republic of New Granada between 1832 and 1837. Santander came to be known as "The Man of the Laws" ("El Hombre de las Leyes. On Left, Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios Ponte y Blanco (24 July 1783 – 17 December 1830), commonly known as Simón Bolívar, was a military and political leader. Bolívar played a key role in Latin America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire, and is today considered one of the most influential politicians in the history of the Americas. Back : The Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) is a South American bird in the New World vulture family Cathartidae and is the only member of the genus Vultur. added: 67 months ago
Colombie 5 Pesos oro 01/04/1979 19234485 grade: aUNC cat: 406f comment: FRONT / José María Córdova Muñoz also known as the "Hero of Ayacucho", was a General of the Colombian army during the Latin American War of independence from Spain. BACK / The Castillo San Felipe de Barajas is a fortress in the city of Cartagena. added: 39 months ago
Colombie 10 Pesos oro 07/08/1980 series: Wo 46410299 grade: aUNC cat: 407g comment: FRONT / General Antonio Nariño (1765–1824) was an ideological Colombian precursor and one of the early political and military leaders of the independence movement in New Granada (present day Colombia.) BACK / San Agustín Archaeological Park is an archaeological site in San Agustín, Huila, Colombia. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. added: 39 months ago
Colombie 50 Pesos oro 01/01/1986 series: Wo 53413875 grade: aUNC cat: 425b comment: FRONT / Camilo Torres Tenorio (November 22, 1766 – October 5, 1816) was a Colombian politician. He is credited as being an early founder of the nation due to his role in early struggles for independence from Spain. BACK / Cattleya trianae is the national flower of Colombia and is the orchid which flowers in May. The May flower was chosen because the colors are the same as those of the Colombian flag. added: 39 months ago
Colombie 100 Pesos oro 01/01/1991 15340594 grade: aUNC cat: 426f comment: Signatures : Francisco José Ortega & Luis Carlos León Cuervo. FRONT / General Antonio Nariño BACK / Villa de Leyva (Boyaca), old printing press. added: 39 months ago
Colombie 500 Pesos oro 04/01/1993 43808852 grade: aUNC cat: 431 comment: FRONT / General Francisco de Paula Santander. BACK / Casa de Moneda building founded in 1621 (Bogotá), old printing press. added: 39 months ago
Colombie 1000 Pesos 27/08/2008 53451902 grade: aUNC cat: 456j comment: FRONT / Jorge Eliecer Gaitán (1903-1948), was a politician, a leader of a populist movement in Colombia. He was assassinated during his second presidential campaign in 1948. BACK / “Yo no soy un hombre soy un pueblo, y el pueblo es mayor que sus dirigentes.” / "I am not a man I am a people, and the people is greater than their leaders." added: 39 months ago
Colombie 2 Mil Pesos 19/08/2015 AB11215418 grade: UNC cat: 458 comment: FRONT : Débora Arango Pérez (November 11, 1907 – December 4, 2005) was a Colombian artist, she used his work of art to explore many politically oriented and controversial issues. BACK : General View of Caño Cristales river (Serranía de la Macarena National Park), "El Cardenal" bird. added: 24 months ago
Colombie 5 Mil Pesos AA19928768 grade: UNC cat: 459 comment: FRONT : José Asunción Silva (27 November 1865 in Bogotá – 23 May 1896 in Bogotá) was a Colombian poet. He is considered one of the founders of Spanish–American Modernism. BACK : Páramos de Colombia ecosystem (source of water), poem of José Asunción Silva " Melancolía" - Bumblebee. added: 24 months ago
Colombie 10 Mil Pesos 30/11/2015 AA35313168 grade: UNC cat: 460 comment: FRONT : Virginia Gutiérrez de Pineda (November 4, 1921, El Socorro, Santander -September 2, 1999, Bogotá) was a Colombian anthropologist who pioneered work on Colombian family and medical anthropology. BACK : Amazonas and the people of the river, snake, victoria regia (victoria amazonica). added: 24 months ago