The Government sent to Parliament a proyect to enable the Central Bank to mint coins of 50 and 1,000 pesos to commemorate the bicentenary of the Emancipation East, which will be celebrated in 2011.
The bill continues the tradition of reflecting on their banknotes and coins, the most important milestones of national history. "
Will be ten million coins minted from 50 Uruguayan pesos will color "antique copper", a diameter of 28 mm and to 10.4 grams. In addition, another 5,000 units will be minted with a value of 1,000 Uruguayan pesos. "The coin is silver. A tolerance of 2% alloy.Have 25 grams and 37 mm in diameter Its shape is circular and fluted edge, "reports president.The ornamentation of the coin is at the discretion of the Central Bank.