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1 000 Cruzeiros 1st edition; 1st print; Valor Legal

1 000 Cruzeiros (1st edition; 1st print; Valor Legal) -  obverse1 000 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 1961-1963
Value 1000 Cruzeiros (1000.00 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-12-1967
References P# 173
  • 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

Blue on polychrome chalcography and offset.
In the center, oval medallion with the figure of Pedro Alvares Cabral (1467/68-1520), discoverer of Brazil.
Above couplet "REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL" (Republic of the United States of Brazil).
Below the inscription "MIL CRUZEIROS / VALOR LEGAL" (One Thousand Cruzeiros / Legal Amount).
On the left, print number, serial number (above), the sequence number (center) and signature of Director of the Amortization Fund (below).
On the right, the sequence number (above), print number, serial number (center) and signature of Finance Minister (below).

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
1000 1000
TESOURO NACIONAL
1000 1000 1000 1000
DIRETOR
CAIXA DE AMORTIZAÇÃO
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
PEDRO ALVARES CABRAL
1000 1000
MIL CRUZEIROS
VALOR LEGAL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
National Treasury
Director of the Amortization Fund
Finance Minister
Pedro Alvares Cabral
One Thousand Cruzeiros
Legal Amount
American Bank Note Company.

Reverse

Orange in calcography.
Reproduction of the painting "Primeira missa no Brasil" (First mass in Brazil), 1860, by Victor Meirelles (1832-1903) on the caption "PRIMEIRA MISSA" (First mass), between the label "REPUBLICA DOS / ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL" (Republic of the / United States of Brazil).

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DOS
1000 1000
1000 1000
1000 1000
PRIMEIRA MISSA
ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
Republic of the
First mass
United States of Brazil
American Bank Note Company.

Engraver: 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
Walther Moreira Salles (WMS) Finance Minister
Miguel Calmon du Pin e Almeida Sobrinho (MCP) Finance Minister

Comments

Specimens

Specimen note sample (P# 173as)

Themes of this banknote
       
(1) Pedro Álvares Cabral (1467/68-1520), discoverer of Brazil
 
      
(2) Painting "Primeira missa no Brasil" (First mass in Brazil) of 1860, by Victor Meirelles de Lima (1832-1903)

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

Notes
       
more... Republic of the United States of Brazil and Cruzeiro (Cr$)

Legislation
Decree law 4791 of October 5, 1942

See also

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1961)  CAC, CMB 40,000,000 33% P# 173a; Series #1331 - 1730
ND (1961)  CAC, CMB 0% P# 173as; Specimen
ND (1962)  RFN, WMS 130,000,000 50% P# 173b; Series #1731 - 3030
ND (1962)  RFN, WMS 6% P# 173bs; Specimen
ND (1963)  RFN, MCP 80,000,000 50% P# 173c; Series #3031 - 3830
ND (1963)  RFN, MCP 0% P# 173cs; Specimen

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