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20 Mil Réis Thesouro Nacional; 16th print

20 Mil Réis (Thesouro Nacional; 16th print) -  obverse20 Mil Réis (Thesouro Nacional; 16th print) -  reverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1924-1942
Value 20000 Réis (20000.000)
Currency Real (1799-1942)
Composition Paper
Size 180 × 83 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 10-30-1942
References P# 48
  • 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

Blue on polychrome, in calcography and lithography.
In the center, the portrait of Manuel Deodoro da Fonseca, 1st President of the Republic (1889-1891), flanked by numerals 20.
Diagonally crossing the body of the note, anonymous autograph of the official responsible for the conference.

Lettering:
20 20
REPUBLICA
DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
NO THESOURO NACIONAL
SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE
20 20
20 20
20 20
20 VINTE MIL REIS 20
VALOR RECEBIDO
20 20
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
In the National Treasury
will be paid to the carrier of this amount of
Twenty Thousand Réis
Amount Received
American Bank Note Company

Reverse

Orange, in calcography.
In the center, an image of a seated woman representing the mythological goddess Minerva. Flanking the image, the nominal value "20".

Lettering:
20 20
REPUBLICA DOS
20 20
20 20
ESTADOS
UNIDOS DO BRASIL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
American Bank Note Company.

Comments

Specimens

Specimen note image (P# 48s1)
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Specimen note image (P# 48s2)

Themes of this banknote
      
(1) Manuel Deodoro da Fonseca

       
(2) Desenho de uma mulher sentada, representando a deusa mitológica Minerva
       
Notes
The series 453th to 547th did not circulate, due to the torpedoing of the ships that transported them to Brazil

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Banknote image with two printed signatures (P# 119b)


Brazil with "Z" and Brasil with "S"


Differences between Prints and Series together and separated


To know more... Republic of the United States of Brazil (2nd Republic) and Réis (Rs)

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1924)  3,000,000 P# 48a; Series #1 - 30
ND (1930)  300,000 P# 48b; Series #31 - 33; Two printed signatures; Brazil with "Z"
ND (1932)  4,200,000 P# 48a; Series #34 - 75; One handwriten signature ; Brazil with "Z"
ND (1936)  P# 48as; Specimen (Modelo)
ND (1936)  24,200,000 P# 48c; Series #76 - 317; One handwriten signature; Print and serial # together; Brasil with "S"
ND (1942)  35,000,000 P# 48d; Series #318 - 667; One handwriten signature; Print and serial # separated; Brasil with "S"

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