The Bolivia bolivianos is the official currency in Bolivia since 1864 when it replaced the Bolivian peso. In 1987, notes were printed in denominations of 1, 5, 10, and 50 centavos, and 1, 5, and 10 bolivianos. The same year the series was completed with 2,5 10, 20, 50, 100, and 200 bolivianos. Between 1991 and 2013, the 2 and 5 bolivianos were replaced by coins and withdrawn. In 2018 The Central Bank of Bolivia announced a new series of banknotes with Bolivia “Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia”, alluding to a multicultural country.
Currently are circulating banknotes in denominations 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 Bolivia bolivianos.
The 10 bolivianos note front features heroes of the Liberation Movement and the revolutionary wars – José Santos Vargas “El Tambor Vargas”, Apiaguaiki Tumpa or Apiaguaiki Tüpa, Eustaquio Méndez “El Moto Méndez”, Umajalanta Cavern in Torotoro National Park at center. The reverse note side has the “Heroinas de la Coronilla” monument in Cochabamba, a group of women who fight during the independence war in 1812. Isla del Pescado in Salar de Uyuni salt flat (Picaflor Gigante), a Giant hummingbird perched on a tree branch. Puya raimondii, also known as Queen of the Andes at right. A Giant hummingbird. This note is part of the 2018 – 2019 series and, its blue, black and multicolor. (Size: 140 x 70 mm)
Text: Diez Bolivianos, Banco Central de Bolivia, Ley 901 28 de Novembre de 1986, Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia,Presidente, Gerente General, José Santos Vargas “El Tambor Vargas”, Apiaguaiki Tumpa or Apiaguaiki Tüpa, Eustaquio Méndez “El Moto Méndez, Caverna de Umajalanta in Torotoro,Isla del Pescado,Picaflor Gigante,Puya raimondii,10.