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

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Features

Issuer 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 12 February 1967
Number N# 203950
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References P# 169
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

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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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1961)  CAC, CMB 50 000 000 $ 1.49 $ 2.36 $ 1.12 100% P# 169a; Series #721 - 1220
ND (1961)  CAC, CMB 0% P# 169as; Specimen

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