CLP – Chilean Peso

Monetary System

1817: 1 Chilean peso = 100 centavos
1960: 1 Chilean escudo (CLE) = 100 centésimos = 1,000 pesos
1975: 1 Chilean peso (CLP) = 100 centavos= 1,000 escudos

Central Bank of Chile
Banco Central de Chile

The Banco Central de Chile (Spanish: Central Bank of Chile, BCC) was founded on 10 December 1925. For more information, visit www.bcentral.cl.
In 1927, the Superintendencia de la Casa de Moneda y Especies Valoradas was created out of the merger of Casa de Moneda and Talleres de Especies Valoradas.

2009 – 2019 Issues

These notes commemorate 200 years of independence. All of the notes were designed by the Swedish company Crane AB, which prints the paper notes. The polymer notes are printed by Note Printing Australia.

Description: 1,000.00 CLP – Chilean Peso   Size: 120 x 70 mm

Green. Front: Spanish text; stylized sun in red-to-gold OVI; stylized corazón del copihue (heart of Chilean bellflower); Ignacio Carrera Pinto wearing military uniform; denomination as registration device. Back: Spanish text; denomination as registration device; two guanacos (Lama guanicoe) on rocky mountain in Parque Nacional Torres del Paine (Torres del Paine National Park). Simulated solid security thread with demetalized 1000 PESOS. Watermark: None. Printer: (Note Printing Australia). 120 x 70 mm. Polymer (Guardian).

Description: 2,000.00 CLP – Chilean Peso   Size: 127 x 70 mm

Purple. Front: Spanish text; stylized sun in red-to-gold OVI; stylized corazón del copihue (heart of Chilean bellflower); lawyer and guerrilla leader, Manuel Rodríguez Erdoíza; denomination as registration device. Back: Spanish text; denomination as registration device; Longuimay volcano and choroy parrot in Reserva Nacional Nalcas located in the Araucania region. Simulated solid security thread with demetalized 2000 PESOS. Watermark: None. Printer: (Note Printing Australia). 127 x 70 mm. Polymer (Guardian).

Description: 5,000.00 CLP – Chilean Peso   Size: 134 x 70 mm

Red. Front: Spanish text; stylized sun in red-to-gold OVI; stylized corazón del copihue (heart of Chilean bellflower); Gabriela Mistral (pseudonym of Lucila de María del Perpetuo Socorro Godoy Alcayaga); denomination as registration device. Back: Spanish text; denomination as registration device; Chilean palm trees and owl in Parque Nacional la Campana located in the Valparaíso region. Simulated solid security thread with demetalized 5000 PESOS. Watermark: None. Printer: (Note Printing Australia). 134 x 70 mm. Polymer (Guardian).

Description: 10,000.00 CLP – Chilean Peso   Size: 141 x 70 mm

Light blue. Front: Spanish text; stylized corazón del copihue (heart of Chilean bellflower); Captain Agustín Arturo Prat Chacón wearing navy uniform; denomination as registration device. Back: Spanish text; denomination as registration device; Andean condor bird soaring above the Cordillera Darwin mountain range and ice fields in Parque Nacional Alberto de Agostini (Alberto de Agostini National Park) located in the Magallanes region of Tierra del Fuego. Solid security thread and Motion windowed security thread with Antú (indigenous Mapuche weaving design symbolizing the sun and fertility). Watermark: Agustín Arturo Prat Chacón and electrotype 10 MIL. Printer: (Crane AB). 141 x 70 mm. Paper.

Description: 20,000.00 CLP – Chilean Peso   Size: 148 x 70 mm

Coppery orange. Front: Spanish text; stylized corazón del copihue (heart of Chilean bellflower); Andres Bello; denomination as registration device. Back: Spanish text; denomination as registration device; Salar de Surire Monument, located in northern Chile in the region of Arica and Parinacota; two Chilean flamingos in flight. Solid security thread and Motion windowed security thread with Antú (indigenous Mapuche weaving design symbolizing the sun and fertility). Watermark: Andres Bello and electrotype 20 MIL. Printer: (Crane AB). 148 x 70 mm. Paper.