Billete de $1.000
|Size:||145 x 70 mm.|
|Watermark:||Located to the left, no printing over it, the watermark consists of a portrait of Captain Ignacio Carrera Pinto facing forward.|
|Security Strip:||Vertical and located to the left of the main motif on the front of the banknote and spanning the entire length of the banknote, micro printing repeats the word "MIL" (one thousand) throughout its length.|
Several shades of green, ochre, red, brown and blue.
|Printing Process:||Offset, Intaglio and Typograph|
The main motif is located to the right and consists of a portrait of Infantry Captain Ignacio Carrera Pinto wearing the uniform that the Chilean Army used during the Pacific War. His kepis bears the number 6. In the middle and surrounded by laurel wreaths is a copy of the amphora that contains the hearts of the Heroes of La Concepción, which is displayed to admirers in Santiago's Cathedral. Below, there's a border of acanthus leaves.The title "BANCO CENTRAL DE CHILE" appears at the top on two lines. The number "1000" appears in different sizes and styles in the top right- and bottom left-hand corners. The wording "MIL PESOS" (one thousand pesos) appears in the center at the base of the amphora. The year of printing appears immediately below. On the bottom part on the edge of the acanthus border, the words "PRESIDENTE" (President) and "GERENTE GENERAL" (General Manager) are printed to the left and right, respectively, with their respective signatures above.In the bottom right-hand corner a ribbon bears the name "IGNACIO CARRERA PINTO".The serial letters followed by seven digits are printed on the top left-hand corner. This serial is duplicated in smaller print to the right of the main motif. On the lower border and to the center, the banknote sometimes carries the imprint "CASA DE MONEDA DE CHILE". Otherwise it remains blank.Security Strip includes background guilloches. Both sides of the front of the banknote carry a number that corresponds to the location of the banknote in the sheet.
The main motif is an image of the Monument to the Heroes of La Concepción, surrounded by trees and clouds. The sculpture, by Rebeca Matte, is physically located in the Avda. Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins, the main street through Santiago. The caption "CHILE A SUS HÉROES" ("Chile, to its heroes") appears in white to the right of the image.The title "BANCO CENTRAL DE CHILE" appears on the upper part. The wording "MIL PESOS" (one thousand pesos) appears on two lines and in white in the bottom right-hand corner, while the other three corners bear the number "1000" in different sizes and styles.The rest of the back is made up of Security Strip ornaments, backgrounds and guilloches.
|Date of circulation||June 1978|