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 Between 1991 and 2013, the 2 and 5 bolivianos were replaced by coins and withdrawn.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 50 bolivianos note front features, national heroes José Manuel Baca (“Cañoto“), Bruno Racua, Pablo Zárate Willka. The reverse note side has the Nevado Sajama mountain, Flamenco andino (Phoenicoparrus andinus), Quinua Real plant (chenopodium quenoa). This note is part of the 2018 – 2019 series and, its color is purple on multicolor underprint. (140 × 70 mm).
Text: Cincuenta Bolivianos, Banco Central de Bolivia, Ley 901 28 de Novembre de 1986, Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia,Presidente, Gerente General, José Manuel Baca (“Cañoto“), Bruno Racua, Pablo Zárate Willka,Fortaleza Inkallajta , Nevado Sajama , Flamenco andino, Quinua Real,50.