Casa de Moneda - Coleccion Numismatica del Banco de la Republica, Bogota

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At Casa de Moneda - Coleccion Numismatica del Banco de la Republica, follow the history of local currency chronologically, from pre-Columbia days through the 20th century. Housed in a historical mint, the museum includes collections of machinery, banknotes, coins, and more. As you progress through time, you'll note a transition from the goods-exchange system of the tribes before European contact to the coin-based economy under Spanish colonial rule. Along the way, you'll also learn a lot about the nation's social, economic, and political development, both before and after its independence from Spain. Although many displays feature only Spanish text, you can enjoy much of the museum visually. For Casa de Moneda - Coleccion Numismatica del Banco de la Republica and beyond, use our Bogota travel itinerary planner to get the most from your Bogota vacation.
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  • If you go to the Botero Museum (A MUST) then this small place is out the side door right before the Botero gift shop. Historically interesting and the collection discusses money and coins to n...  more »
  • It is not just an old mint set up by the Spanish in the early 1600s, but this museum exhibits a comprehensive numismatic collection (meaning all different forms of currency). It offers a good...  more »
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