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

1 000 Cruzeiros (1 edition; 1st print; Valor Recebido) -  obverse1 000 Cruzeiros (1 edition; 1st print; Valor Recebido) -  reverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1953-1959
Value 1000 Cruzeiros (1000.00 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-12-1967
References P# 156
  • 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), surmounting the words "SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE" (will pay to the bearer of the amount).
Below the inscription "MIL CRUZEIROS / VALOR RECEBIDO" (One Thousand Cruzeiros / Amount Received).
On the left, serial number (above), the sequence number (center) and signature of Director of the Amortization Fund (below).
On the right, the sequence number (above), serial number (center) and signature of Finance Minister (below).

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE
1000 1000
NO TESOURO NACIONAL
1000 1000 1000 1000
DIRETOR
CAIXA DE AMORTIZAÇÃO
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
PEDRO ALVARES CABRAL
1000 1000
MIL CRUZEIROS
VALOR RECEBIDO
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
will pay to the bearer of the amount
in the National Treasury
Director of the Amortization Fund
Finance Minister
Pedro Alvares Cabral
One Thousand Cruzeiros
Amount Received
American Bank Note Company.

Engraver: American Bank Note Company

Designer: 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

Designer: American Bank Note Company

Signatures

Claudionor de Souza Lemos (CSL) Director of the Amortization Fund
Horácio Lafer (HL) Finance Minister
Eugênio Gudin Filho (EGF) Finance Minister
José Maria Whitaker (JMW) Finance Minister
Lucas Lopes (LL) Finance Minister
Alfonso Almiro Ribeiro da Costa Júnior (AAR) Director of the Amortization Fund

Comments

Specimens

Specimen note sample (P# 156bs)

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 Recebido" (Amount Received)

Notes
There is no indication of print.

       
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
ND (1953)  CSL, HL 10,000,000 P# 156a; Series #231 - 330
ND (1953)  CSL, HL P# 156as; Specimen
ND (1955)  CSL, EGF 30,000,000 P# 156b; Series #331 - 630
ND (1955)  CSL, EGF P# 156bs; Specimen
ND (1955)  CSL, JMW 30,000,000 P# 156c; Series #631 - 930
ND (1955)  CSL, JMW P# 156cs; Specimen
ND (1958)  CSL, LL 15,000,000 P# 156d; Series #931 - 1080
ND (1958)  CSL P# 156ds; Specimen
ND (1959)  AAR, LL 25,000,000 P# 156e; Series #1081 - 1330
ND (1959)  AAR, LL P# 156es; Specimen

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