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20 Reais 2nd family

20 Reais (2nd family) -  obverse20 Reais (2nd family) -  reverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Features

Country Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 2012-2020
Value 20 Reais
20.00 BRL = 3.63 USD
Currency Real (1994-date)
Composition Paper
Size 142 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 255
  • 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

Symbolic effigy of the Republic, interpreted in the form of sculpture.
In the lower right corner, a tactile mark with two bars tilted to the right, for use by the visually impaired.

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA FEDERATIVA DO BRASIL
2010

REPÚBLICA
DEUS SEJA LOUVADO

Translation:
Federative Republic of Brazil
20
2010
20
Reais
Republic
God be praised

Reverse

A golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia) supported on a tree trunk, next to the image of a golden lion tamarin in the forest.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL 20
20
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
PRESIDENTE DO
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL
MICO LEÃO DOURADO
VINTE REAIS
CASA DA MOEDA DO BRASIL

Translation:
Brazilian Central Bank
20
20
Finance Minister
President of the Brazilian Central Bank
Golden lion tamarin
Twenty Reais
Brazilian Mint

Watermark

Image of a golden lion tamarin.

20 Reais (2nd family) -  obverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Signatures

Guido Mantega (GM²) Finance Minister
Alexandre Antônio Tombini (AAT) President of the Central Bank of Brazil
Joaquim Vieira Ferreira Levy (JVFL) Finance Minister
Henrique de Campos Meirelles (HCMᴹ) Finance Minister
Ilan Goldfajn (IG) President of the Central Bank of Brazil
Eduardo Refinetti Guardia (EFG) Finance Minister
Paulo Roberto Nunes Guedes (PRG) Economy Minister
Roberto Campos Neto (RCN) President of the Central Bank of Brazil

Comments

Curiosity
(1) Effigy of the Republic

(2) Golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia)
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Notes

more... Federative Republic of Brazil and Real (R$)
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Important: Date is frozen on 2010 (release of the new banknote series)
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Tactile mark for the visually impaired
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Specimen note sample

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (2012)  GM², AAT 4% P# 255; Specimen (MODELO / SEM VALOR)
ND (2012-2014)  GM², AAT 834,360,000 58% P# 255a; Series AA - CD
ND (2014-2015)  JVFL, AAT 83,315,000 16% P# 255b; Series CD - DE
ND (2017-2018)  HCMᴹ, IG 339,040,000 19% P# 255c; Series FA - GE
ND (2018-2019)  EFG, IG 406,710,000 24% P# 255d; Series GE - HE
ND (2019-2020)  PRG, RCN 299,693,000 16% P# 255e; Series HE - HJ

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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