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2 Reais 1st family

2 Reais (1st family) -  obverse2 Reais (1st family) -  reverse

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Features

Country Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 2001-2009
Value 2 Reais
2.00 BRL = 0.35 USD
Currency Real (1994-date)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 249
  • 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.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL 2
2
0
DEUS SEJA LOUVADO
REAIS
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
PRESIDENTE DO
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL

Translation:
Brazilian Central Bank 2
2 Reais
0
God be praised
Finance Minister
President of the Brazilian Central Bank

Engraver: Casa da Moeda do Brasil

Reverse

Print of a sea turtle (Eretmochelis imbricata or hawksbill turtle) swimming and having waterjetting in the background and three more turtles swimming together.

Lettering:
2
TARTARUGA-MARINHA
2
DOIS REAIS
CASA DA MOEDA DO BRASIL

Translation:
2
Sea turtle
2
Two reais
Brazilian Mint

Engraver: Casa da Moeda do Brasil

Watermark

Sea turtle

2 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) Sea turtle (Eretmochelis imbricata or hawksbill turtle)
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Notes

more... Federative Republic of Brazil and Real (R$)
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From print B, the banknotes will have thinner paper, the National Flag as a watermark, the reverse more smooth and without the security thread.
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Clarifications on Print, Series and Sequential Number
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Tactile mark for the visually impaired
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Specimen note sample

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (2001)  PSMᴹ, AFN 279,800,000 20% P# 249a; Series #0001 - 2798 AA
ND (2001)  PSMᴹ, AFN 0.4% P# 249s; Specimen (SEM VALOR)
ND (2003)  APF, HCMᴾ 518,200,000 20% P# 249b; Series #2799 - 7980 AA
ND (2006)  GM¹, HCMᴾ 201,900,000 9% P# 249c; Series #7981 - 9999 AA
ND (2008)  GM², HCMᴾ 203,600,000 5% P# 249d; Series # 0001 - 2036 BA
ND (2008)  GM², HCMᴾ 796,300,000 1.57 22% P# 249e; Series #2037 - 9999 BA
ND (2009)  GM², HCMᴾ 753,900,000 20% P# 249f; Series #0001 - 7539 CA
ND (2009)  GM², AAT 246,000,000 10% P# 249g; Series #7540 - 9999 CA
ND (2009)  GM², AAT 860,900,000 0.56 34% P# 249h; Series #0001 - 8609 DA

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