Peru 5 Soles banknote 1870 Banco de Tacna

Peru 5 Soles Bank Tacna
Peru 5 Soles banknote 1870 issued by the El Banco de Tacna

Obverse: Allegorical woman.
Printer: CompaƱia Nacional de Billetes de Banco (National Bank Note Company), New York.

The Bank of Tacna was a Peruvian bank founded in the city of Tacna, in March 1872. Began operations with a capital of 500,000 soles. The bank closed in 1880 by the Pacific War, but reopened in 1884 under Chilean law and circulated their notes again, but this time stamped as Bolivians. The bank began its liquidation on April 7, 1921 under the laws of Chile, being taken over by the Superintendence of Banks of Peru on October 17, 1931.