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10 Reais Pedro Álvares Cabral

10 Reais (Pedro Álvares Cabral) -  obverse10 Reais (Pedro Álvares Cabral) -  reverse

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Features

Country Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Commemorative note
Years 2000-2001
Value 10 Reais
10.00 BRL = 1.78 USD
Currency Real (1994-date)
Composition Polymer
Size 140 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 248
  • 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.

Commemorative issue

500 years of discovery of Brazil

Obverse

Efigy of Pedro Álvares Cabral, the Portuguese navigator who discovered Brazil on 4/22/1500 and the Terra Brasilis map, one of the first representations of the new land.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL
10
PEDRO A.
CABRAL
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
PRESIDENTE DO
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL
Dez Reais

Translation:
Brazilian Central Bank
10
Pedro A.
Cabral
Finance Minister
President of the Brazilian Central Bank
Ten Reais

Reverse

Stylized version of the map of Brazil, formed by pictures. Some of them contain faces typical of the Brazilian people (Indian, white, black and mestizo), portraying the ethnic and cultural plurality of contemporary Brazil.

Lettering:
CASA DA MOEDA DO BRASIL
Dez Reais
10
Brasil
1500-2000

Translation:
Brazilian Mint
Ten reais
10
Brazil
1500-2000

Signatures

Pedro Sampaio Malan (PSMᴹ) Finance Minister
Armínio Fraga Neto (AFN) President of the Central Bank of Brazil

Comments

Curiosity
(1) Pedro Álvares Cabral (1467 or 1468 - 1520)

(2) Discovery of Brazil (04/22/1500) (in Portuguese)

       
(3) Brasilis Earth Map.
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Notes

more... Federative Republic of Brazil and Cruzeiro Real (Cr$)
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Clarifications on Print, Series and Sequential Number
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Series #0001 was also available in a special folder
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Differences between P# 248a and P# 248b
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Tactile mark for the visually impaired
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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (2000)  8% P# 248; Series #0001; Special folder
ND (2000)  PSMᴹ, AFN 58,600,000 12.48 64% P# 248a; Series #0001 - 0586 AD; Name as "PEDRO A. CABRAL"
ND (2000)  PSMᴹ, AFN 100,000 0% P# 248ar; Series #0211 AD; Replacement (without ✻)
ND (2000)  PSMᴹ, AFN 0% P# 248as; Specimen (MODELO / SEM VALOR)
ND (2001)  PSMᴹ, AFN 1.3% P# 248 bs; Specimen (MODELO / SEM VALOR)
ND (2001)  PSMᴹ, AFN 195,000,000 45% P# 248b; Series #0587 - 2536 AD; Name as "PEDRO ÁLVARES CABRAL"

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