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2 Cruzeiros 1st edition; 1st print

2 Cruzeiros (1st edition; 1st print) -  obverse2 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 1954-1958
Value 2 Cruzeiros (2.00 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-12-1967
References P# 151
  • 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 in calcography and offset.
In the center, wrapped in a decorated frame, the portrait of Luiz Alves de Lima e Silva (Duque de Caxias), flanked by numerals 2.

Lettering:
2 2
REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE
DOIS CRUZEIROS
NO TESOURO NACIONAL
2 2
DUQUE DE CAXIAS
DIRETOR
CAIXA DE AMORTIZAÇÃO
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
VALOR RECEBIDO
2 2
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
2 2
Republic of United States of Brazil
will be paid to the carrier of this amount of
Two Cruzeiros
in the National Treasury
2 2
Duque de Caxias
Director of Amortization Box
Finance Minister
Amount Received
American Bank Note Company.

Reverse

Blue, in calcography.
In the center, image far from the Military School of Rezende in Rio de Janeiro.

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DOS
2 2
ESCOLA MILITAR DE REZENDE
2 2
ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
2 2
Republic of United States of Brazil
Military school of Rezende.
2 2
American Bank Note Company.

Signatures

Claudionor de Souza Lemos (CSL) Director of the Amortization Fund
Osvaldo Euclides de Sousa Aranha (OES) Finance Minister
Lucas Lopes (LL) Finance Minister

Comments

Specimen

Specimen note sample © Alexandre Saade Detolvo

Themes of this banknote
       
(1) Duque de Caxias

       
(2) Military Scholl of Resende (current Military Academy of the Agulhas Negras)

Notes
There is no indication of print.


more... Federative Republic of Brazil and Cruzeiro (Cr$)

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1954)  CSL, OES 40,000,000 38% P# 151a; Series #501 - 900
ND (1954)  CSL, OES 2% P# 151as; Specimen
ND (1958)  CSL, LL 23,500,000 0.90 76% P# 151b; Series #901 - 1135
ND (1958)  CSL, LL 2% P# 151bs; Specimen

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