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50 Cruzeiros 1st edition; 1st print; Valor Legal

50 Cruzeiros (1st edition; 1st print; Valor Legal) -  obverse50 Cruzeiros (1st edition; 1st print; Valor Legal) -  reverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1961
Value 50 Cruzeiros (50.00 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-12-1967
References P# 169
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money
by Tracy L. Schmidt
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

In the center, wrapped in a decorated frame, the portrait of Isabel Cristina Leopoldina Augusta Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga de Bourbon-Duas Sicílias e Bragança (Princesa Isabel), flanked by the numerals 50.
Color: blue.

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE
CINQÜENTA CRUZEIROS
50 TESOURO NACIONAL 50
PRINCESA ISABEL
DIRETOR
CAIXA DE AMORTIZAÇÃO
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
VALOR LEGAL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
Republic of United States of Brazil
will be paid to the carrier of this amount of twenty Cruzeiros
National Treasury
Princess Isabel
Director of Amortization Fund
Finance Minister
Legal Amount
American Bank Note Company.

Reverse

In the center, the allegorical representation of the Aurea Law, a painting by Cadmo Fausto de Sousa
Color: violet.

Lettering:
50 REPÚBLICA DOS 50
LEI AUREA
50 ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL 50
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

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

Signatures

Carlos Augusto Carrilho (CAC) Director of the Amortization Fund
Clemente Mariani Bittencourt (CMB) Finance Minister

Comments

Specimen

Specimen note image (P#169s)

Themes of this banknote
       
(1) Princess Isabel (1888), by Miguel Navarro Cañizares
 
      
(2) Allegory of the Aurea Law, by Cadmo Fausto de Souza

Notes

more... Federative Republic of Brazil and Cruzeiro (Cr$)

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Year Signatures No. printed G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1961)  CAC, CMB 50,000,000 100% P# 169a; Series #721 - 1220
ND (1961)  CAC, CMB 0% P# 169as; Specimen

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

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Banknotes Brazil 50 Cruzeiros (1st edition; 1st print; Valor Legal)