• 100 Sucres 1997, KM# 101, Ecuador, 70th Anniversary of the Central Bank
  • 100 Sucres 1997, KM# 101, Ecuador, 70th Anniversary of the Central Bank
Obverse

Portrait of Antonio José de Sucre facing left.

1927 is the year of creation of the Central Bank of Ecuador. 1997 is the year of the coin issue.

Antonio José de Sucre y Alcalá (1795–1830), known as the "Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho" (English: "Grand Marshal of Ayacucho"), was a Venezuelan independence leader and the second President of Bolivia. Sucre was one of Simón Bolívar's closest friends, generals and statesmen. The city of Sucre, Bolivia's capital, is named for him, as is a state of Venezuela and a department of Colombia. The currency of Ecuador between 1884 and 2000 was named Sucre after Antonio José de Sucre.

BANCO CENTRAL DEL ECUADOR
ANTONIO JOSE DE SUCRE
1927 - 1997

Reverse

Denomination in digits, denomination in words (twice).

CIEN SUCRES
100
CIEN SUCRES

Edge
Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Circulating)
Material Bi-Metallic
Ring Stainless Steel
Center Brass Clad Steel
Weight 3.55 g
Diameter 19.5 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape round
Alignment Coin
Mint
Casa de Moneda de Chile (So)

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