10 Reais 1st family; watermark Effigy

10 Reais (1st family; watermark Effigy) - obverse10 Reais (1st family; watermark Effigy) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1994-1996
Value 10 Reais
10.00 BRL = USD 1.92
Currency Real (1994-date)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 205660
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 245
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Symbolic effigy of the Republic, interpreted in the form of sculpture.
Left, tactile mark with two zeros, for the visually impaired.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL 10
00 DEUS SEJA LOUVADO
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
PRESIDENTE DO
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL
10
REAIS

Translation:
Brazilian Central Bank 10
00
God Be Praised
Finance Minister
President of the Brazilian Central Bank
10 Reais

Engraver: Álvaro Alves Martins

Reverse

Engraving of a Macaw (Ara chloreptera), a large bird of the parrot family, typical of fauna in Brazil and other Latin American countries

Lettering:
10
ARARA
10
DEZ REAIS
CASA DA MOEDA DO BRASIL

Translation:
10
Macaw
10 Reais
Brazilian Mint

Engraver: Álvaro Alves Martins

Watermark

Effigy of the Republic.

10 Reais (1st family; watermark Effigy) -  obverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Signatures

Fernando Henrique Cardoso (FHC) Finance Minister
Pedro Sampaio Malan (PSMᴾ) President of the Central Bank of Brazil
Rubens Ricupero (RR) Finance Minister
Ciro Ferreira Gomes (CFG) Finance Minister
Pedro Sampaio Malan (PSMᴹ) Finance Minister
Pérsio Arida (PA) President of the Central Bank of Brazil
Gustavo Jorge Laboissière Loyola (GJL) President of the Central Bank of Brazil

Printer

Casa da Moeda do Brasil, Brazil

Comments

Curiosity
(1) Effigy of the Republic

(2) Red-and-green macaw
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Notes

more... Federative Republic of Brazil and Real (R$)
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Clarifications on Print, Series, Sequential Number and Replacement (with ✻)
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Printing detail by Thomas De La Rue Company Ltd. (P# 245b)
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Tactile mark for the visually impaired
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Specimen note image

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1994)  FHC, PSMᴾ 71 300 000 28% P# 245a; Series #0001 - 0713 AA; Without "DEUS SEJA LOUVADO"
ND (1994)  FHC, PSMᴾ 3% P# 245as; Specimen (MODELO / SEM VALOR)
ND (1994)  FHC, PSMᴾ 120 000 000 11% P# 245b; Series #0001 - 1200 AB; Printed by Thomas D.L.Rue (see comments)
ND (1994)  FHC, PSMᴾ 200 000 1.3% P# 245br; Series #0001 - 0002 ✻B; Replacement (with ✻)
ND (1994)  FHC, PSMᴾ 1.3% P# 245bs; Specimen (MODELO / SEM VALOR); Printed by Thomas D.L.Rue (see comments)
ND (1994)  RR, PSMᴾ 110 400 000 9% P# 245c; Series #0714 - 1817 AA; Without "DEUS SEJA LOUVADO"
ND (1994)  RR, PSMᴾ 158 600 000 14% P# 245d; Series #1818 - 3403 AA; With "DEUS SEJA LOUVADO"
ND (1994)  CFG, PSMᴾ 269 900 000 24% P# 245e; Series #3404 - 6102 AA
ND (1995)  PSMᴹ, PA 61 200 000 5% P# 245f; Series #6103 - 6714 AA
ND (1995)  PSMᴹ, GJL 328 500 000 14% P# 245g; Series #6715 - 9999 AA
ND (1996)  PSMᴹ, GJL 484 400 000 22% P# 245h; Series #0001 - 4844 BA

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