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

100 Cruzeiros (1st edition; 1st print; Valor Legal) -  obverse100 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
Years 1961-1964
Value 100 Cruzeiros (100.00 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-15-1967
References P# 170
  • 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

In the center, wrapped in a decorated frame, the portrait of Pedro de Alcântara João Carlos Leopoldo Salvador Bibiano Francisco Xavier de Paula Leocádio Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga de Bragança and Bourbon (Dom Pedro II), flanked by the numerals 100.
Color: blue.

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
TESOURO NACIONAL
100 100
CEM CRUZEIROS
DIRETOR
CAIXA DE AMORTIZAÇÃO
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
D.PEDRO II
VALOR LEGAL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
Republic of United States of Brazil
National Treasury
100 100
One Hundred Cruzeiros
Director of the Amortization Fund
Finance Minister
D.Pedro II
Legal Amount
American Bank Note Company.

Reverse

In the center, the allegorical and pictorial representation of the National Culture, a painting by Cadmo Fausto de Souza.
Color: brown.

Lettering:
100 100
REPÚBLICA DOS
CULTURA NACIONAL
100 100
ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
Republic of United States of Brazil
National Culture
American Bank Note Company.

Signatures

Carlos Augusto Carrilho (CAC) Director of the Amortization Fund
Clemente Mariani Bittencourt (CMB) Finance Minister
Reginaldo Fernandes Nunes (RFN) Director of the Amortization Fund
Otávio Gouveia de Bulhões (OGBᴾ) President of the National Monetary Council
Sérgio Augusto Ribeiro (SAR) Director of the Amortization Fund

Comments

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Themes of this banknote
       
(1) Dom Pedro II (1876), by Mathew Brady
 
      
(2) Allegory of the National Culture, by Antônio Diogo da Silva Parreiras

       
(3) Detail of "Valor Legal" (Legal Amount)

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 40,000,000 48% P# 170a; Series #761 - 1160
ND (1961)  CAC, CMB 0% P# 170as; Specimen
ND (1964)  RFN, OGBᴾ 20,000,000 45% P# 170b; Series #1161 - 1360
ND (1964)  RFN, OGBᴾ 0% P# 170bs; Specimen
ND (1964)  SAR, OGBᴾ 20,000,000 48% P# 170c; Series #1361 -1560
ND (1964)  SAR, OGBᴾ 0% P# 170cs; Specimen

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%.

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