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500 Cruzeiros 3rd edition; overprint on 500 Cruzados Novos i.e. P# 222

500 Cruzeiros (3rd edition; overprint on 500 Cruzados Novos i.e. P# 222) -  obverse500 Cruzeiros (3rd edition; overprint on 500 Cruzados Novos i.e. P# 222) -  reverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Features

Country Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1990
Value 500 Cruzeiros (500.00 BRE)
Currency Cruzeiro (1990-1993)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 07-31-1993
References P# 226
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Polychromy in chalcography and offset.
In the right, portrait of scientist Augusto Ruschi (1915-1986), flanked by allegories of flora and fauna, highlighting a representation of Cattleya labiata warneri, an orchid that, with dozens of varieties, is the most typical of Espírito Santo and the largest flower of the genus in Brazil.
In the center rectangular stamp of 500 Cruzeiros.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL 500
500
CRUZEIROS
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
PRESIDENTE DO
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL
AUGUSTO RUSCHI
CASA DA MOEDA DO BRASIL
500 QUINHENTOS CRUZADOS NOVOS

Translation:
Brazilian Central Bank 500
500 Cruzeiros
Finance Minister
President of the Brazilian Central Bank
Augusto Ruschi
Brazilian Mint
500 hundred Cruzeiros

Reverse

Polychromy in chalcography.
Ruschi examining orchids, highlighting the figure of a hummingbird

Lettering:
500
500 QUINHENTOS CRUZADOS NOVOS

Translation:
500
500 hundred Cruzados Novos

Watermark

Effigy of the Republic

500 Cruzeiros (3rd edition; overprint on 500 Cruzados Novos i.e. P# 222) -  obverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Signatures

Maílson Ferreira da Nóbrega (MFNᴹ) Finance Minister
Wadico Waldir Bucchi (WWB) President of the Central Bank of Brazil

Comments

Themes of this banknote
       
Augusto Ruschi (1915-1986).

       
Cattleya warneri.

         
Hummingbird.

Notes
For ignored reasons, 5000 banknotes of the 3111 series were not stamped.


To know more... New Republic (6th Republic) and Cruzeiro (Cr$).


Clarifications on Print, Series, Sequential Number and Replacement (with ✻)


Rectangular stamp of 500 Cruzeiros

Legislation
Law 8024 of April 12, 1990.

Printer
Mint of Brazil - Rio de Janeiro .

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1990)  MFNᴹ, WWB 95,000 9% P# 226a; Series #3111 AA (see comments)
ND (1990)  MFNᴹ, WWB 400,000,000 1.18 94% P# 226b; Series #3701 - 7700 AA
ND (1990)  MFNᴹ, WWB 300,000 3% P# 226br; Series #0002 - 0004 A✻; Replacement (with ✻)

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