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10 Mil Réis Thesouro Nacional; 8th print

10 Mil Réis (Thesouro Nacional; 8th print) -  obverse10 Mil Réis (Thesouro Nacional; 8th print) -  reverse

© Leandro Guimarães Ribeiro

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1890
Value 10 Mil Réis (10000.000)
Currency Real (1799-1942)
Composition Paper
Size 198 × 85 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 10-30-1942
References P# 30
  • 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

Violet on ocher, in calcography and lithography.
The left, female figure inside a medallion, flanked by two chimeras (allegory of the industry).
The right, a female figure, representing the Roman goddess Fortuna.

Lettering:
10 REPUBLICA 10
dos Estados Unidos do Brazil
NO THESOURO Nacional
10
se pagará ao portador
DESTA A QUANTIA DE
DEZ MIL REIS
VALOR RECEBIDO
10 DEZ
AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK DEZ

Translation:
10 10
Republic from the United States of Brazil
In the National Treasure
10
Will Be Paid To The Bearer
This Amount of Ten thousand Reis
Amount Received
10 Ten
American Bank Note Co. New York
Ten

Engraver: American Bank Note Company

Reverse

Green print on yellow background.
Ten distinct rosettes.
Value "10" on the left and right.
In the center: "REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL".

Lettering:
REPUBLICA
10 DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS 10
DO BRAZIL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
10 10
American Bank Note Company, New York

Comments

Specimen (what is?)

Specimen note image

Themes of this banknote

(1) A female figure inside a medallion, flanked by two chimeras (allegory of the industry).


(2) A female figure, representing the Roman goddess Fortuna.

Notes
This banknote was originally issued in 1888, but with captions and illustrations related to the Empire of Brazil.
From 1892 changes were made, with the change of the political regime. 37th to 100th series.

There are prints with the letters A, B, C and D.


To know more... Republic of the United States of Brazil (1st Republic) and Réis (Rs).

Legislation
Ignored law

Printer
American Bank Note Company

See also

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1890)  6,400,000 P# 30; Series #37 - 100; One handwritten signature
ND (1890)  P# 30s.1; Specimen (Amostra)
ND (1890)  P# 30s.2; Specimen

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