Get back to the old design

20 Reais 1st family

20 Reais (1st family) -  obverse20 Reais (1st family) -  reverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Features

Country Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 2002-2010
Value 20 Reais
20.00 BRL = 3.56 USD
Currency Real (1994-date)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 250
  • 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.
Left, tactile mark with two bars, for the visually impaired (Braille system)

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL 20
00 DEUS SEJA LOUVADO
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
PRESIDENTE DO
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL
20
REAIS

Translation:
Brazilian Central Bank 10
00
God Be Praised
Finance Minister
President of the Brazilian Central Bank
10 Reais

Reverse

A golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia) on a tree branch in the forest, with forest vegetation in the background.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL 20
DEUS SEJA LOUVADO
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
PRESIDENTE DO
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL
20
REAIS

Translation:
Brazilian Central Bank 20
God Be Praised
Finance Minister
President of the Brazilian Central Bank
20 Reais

Watermark

Image of a golden lion tamarin.

20 Reais (1st family) -  obverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Signatures

Pedro Sampaio Malan (PSMᴹ) Finance Minister
Armínio Fraga Neto (AFN) President of the Central Bank of Brazil
Antonio Palocci Filho (APF) Finance Minister
Henrique de Campos Meirelles (HCMᴾ) President of the Central Bank of Brazil
Guido Mantega (GM¹) Finance Minister
Guido Mantega (GM²) Finance Minister
Alexandre Antônio Tombini (AAT) President of the Central Bank of Brazil

Comments

Curiosity
(1) Effigy of the Republic

(2) Golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia)
---
Notes

more... Federative Republic of Brazil and Real (R$)
---

Clarifications on Print, Series and Sequential Number
---

Tactile mark for the visually impaired
---

Specimen note image

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (2002)  PSMᴹ, AFN 212,500,000 24% P# 250a; Series #0001 - 2125 AA
ND (2003)  APF, HCMᴾ 539,600,000 23% P# 250b; Series: #2126 - 7521 AA
ND (2003)  APF, HCMᴾ 1.3% P# 250s; Specimen (MODELO / SEM VALOR)
ND (2006)  GM¹, HCMᴾ 187,700,000 10% P# 250c; Series #7522 - 9398 AA
ND (2007)  GM², HCMᴾ 60,100,000 6% P# 250d; Series #9399 - 9999 AA
ND (2007)  GM², HCMᴾ 999,900,000 30% P# 250e; Series #0001 - 9999 BA
ND (2010)  GM², HCMᴾ 159,400,000 15% P# 250f; Series #0001 - 1594 CA
ND (2010)  GM², AAT 752,400,000 39% P# 250g; Series #1595 - 9118 CC

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

Get this banknote

Members from this site want to exchange it: dass, vitaminh

Feedback: none
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×54)
Country: Canada
Languages : English French

» See the details of the banknotes available for swap

Numista Rarity index: 56 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

» Buy banknotes from Brazil

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add data on this page
Match past online sales