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5 Reais 1st family; watermark Effigy

5 Reais (1st family; watermark Effigy) -  obverse5 Reais (1st family; watermark Effigy) -  reverse

Obverse © KRISHNA KAMESWAR@AMALAPURAM - Reverse © PUTSA@AMALAPURAM

Features

Country Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1994-1995
Value 5 Reais
5.00 BRL = 0.87 USD
Currency Real (1994-date)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 244
  • 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.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL 5
5
0
0
DEUS SEJA LOUVADO
REAIS
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
PRESIDENTE DO
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL

Translation:
Brazilian Central Bank 5
5 Reais
0
0
God be praised
Finance Minister
President of the Brazilian Central Bank

Reverse

Figure of a heron (Casmerodius albus) inside a hydrosphere next to an aquatic vegetation.

Lettering:
5
GARÇA
5
CINCO REAIS
CASA DA MOEDA DO BRASIL

Translation:
5
Heron
5
Five Reais
Brazilian Mint

Watermark

Effigy of the Republic

5 Reais (1st family; watermark Effigy) -  obverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Signatures

Fernando Henrique Cardoso (FHC) Finance Minister
Pedro Sampaio Malan (PSMᴾ) President of the Central Bank of Brazil
Rubens Ricupero (RR) Finance Minister
Ciro Ferreira Gomes (CFG) Finance Minister
Pedro Sampaio Malan (PSMᴹ) Finance Minister
Pérsio Arida (PA) President of the Central Bank of Brazil
Gustavo Jorge Laboissière Loyola (GJL) President of the Central Bank of Brazil

Comments

Curiosity
(1) Effigy of the Republic

(2) Great white heron (Casmerodius albus)
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Notes

more... Federative Republic of Brazil and Real (R$)
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Variants P# 244b and P# 244br were printed by Giesecke & Devrient GmbH - (Germany) G&D.
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From P# 249c onwards, all of them have the sign "DEUS SEJA LOUVADO" (God be praised).
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Clarifications on Print, Series, Sequential Number and Replacement (with ✻)
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Tactile mark for the visually impaired
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Specimen note sample (P# 244as)
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Specimen note sample (P# 244bs)

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
4% ATTENTION - subject to be DELETED. Please relocate your records to P# 244Aa (new page).
4% ATTENTION - subject to be DELETED. Please relocate your records to P# 244Ac (new page).
2.0% ATTENTION - subject to be DELETED. Please relocate your records to P# 244Ae (new page).
2.0% ATTENTION - subject to be DELETED. Please relocate your records to P# 244Ah (new page).
2.0% ATTENTION - subject to be DELETED. Please relocate your records to P# 244Ai (new page).
2.0% ATTENTION - subject to be DELETED. Please relocate your records to P# 244Aj (new page).
2.0% ATTENTION - subject to be DELETED. Please relocate your records to P# 244Ak (new page).
ND (1994)  FHC, PSMᴾ 141,100,000 29% P# 244a; Series #0001 - 1411 AA; Without "DEUS SEJA LOUVADO"
ND (1994)  FHC, PSMᴾ 0% P# 244as; Specimen (MODELO / SEM VALOR)
ND (1994)  FHC, PSMᴾ 18% P# 244b; Series #0001 - 1000 AB; Printed by G&D (see comments)
ND (1994)  FHC, PSMᴾ 400,000 4% P# 244br; Series #0001 - 0004 ✻B; Replacement (with ✻); Printed by G&D (see comments)
ND (1994)  FHC, PSMᴾ 2.0% P# 244bs; Specimen (MODELO / MODELO); Printed by G&D (see comments)
ND (1994)  RR, PSMᴾ 19,800,000 4% P# 244c; Series #1412 - 1609 AA; Without "DEUS SEJA LOUVADO"
ND (1994)  RR, PSMᴾ 248,400,000 31% P# 244d; Series #1610 - 4093 AA; With "DEUS SEJA LOUVADO"
ND (1994)  CFG, PSMᴾ 128,500,000 10% P# 244e; Series #4094 - 5378 AA
ND (1995)  PSMᴹ, PA 42,000,000 6% P# 244f; Series #5379 - 5798 AA
ND (1995)  PSMᴹ, GJL 243,400,000 16.03 18% P# 244g; Series #5799 - 8232 AA

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