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5 000 Cruzeiros 1st edition; 1st print

5 000 Cruzeiros (1st edition; 1st print) -  obverse5 000 Cruzeiros (1st edition; 1st print) -  reverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1963-1964
Value 5000 Cruzeiros (5000.00 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-12-1967
References P# 174
  • 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.
On the right, oval medallion with the figure of Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, Tiradentes (1746-1792).
Above couplet "REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL" (Republic of the United States of Brazil).
Below the inscription "CINCO MIL CRUZEIROS / VALOR LEGAL" (Five 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:
REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
5000 5000
TESOURO NACIONAL
5000 5000 5000
CINCO MIL CRUZEIROS
VALOR LEGAL
DIRETOR CAIXA DE AMORTIZAÇÃO
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
TIRADENTES
5000 5000
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

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

Engraver: American Bank Note Company

Designer: American Bank Note Company

Reverse

Ruby Red in calcography.
Reproduction of the painting "Tiradentes ante o carrasco" (Tiradentes before the executioner), 1951, by Rafael Falco (1885-1967), between the label "REPUBLICA DOS / ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL" (Republic of the / United States of Brazil).

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DOS
5000 5000
5000 5000
5000 5000
5000 5000
TIRADENTES ANTE O CARRASCO
ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
Republic of the
Tiradentes before the executioner
United States of Brazil
American Bank Note Company.

Engraver: American Bank Note Company

Designer: American Bank Note Company

Signatures

Reginaldo Fernandes Nunes (RFN) Director of the Amortization Fund
Miguel Calmon du Pin e Almeida Sobrinho (MCP) Finance Minister
Otávio Gouveia de Bulhões (OGBᴾ) President of the National Monetary Council
Sérgio Augusto Ribeiro (SAR) Director of the Amortization Fund

Comments

Specimens
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Specimen note sample

Themes of this banknote
       

(1) Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, Tiradentes (1746-1792), lider da Inconfidência Mineira

      
(2) Painting "Tiradentes ante o carrasco" (Tiradentes before the executioner) of 1951, by Rafael Falco (1885-1967)

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

Legislation
Decree law 4190 of December 17, 1962

See also

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1963)  RFN, MCP 40,000,000 50% P# 174a; Series #1 - 400
ND (1963)  RFN, MCP 0% P# 174as; Specimen
ND (1964)  RFN, OGBᴾ 100,000,000 62% P# 174b; Series #401 - 1400
ND (1964)  RFN, OGBᴾ 0% P# 174bs; Specimen
ND (1964)  SAR, OGBᴾ 25,000,000 42% P# 174c; Series #1401 - 1650
ND (1964)  SAR, OGBᴾ 4% P# 174cs; Specimen

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