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500 Cruzados Novos

500 Cruzados Novos -  obverse500 Cruzados Novos -  reverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Features

Country Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1990
Value 500 Cruzados Novos (500 BRN)
Currency Cruzado novo (1989-1990)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 03-15-1990
References P# 222,
  • 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.
AI Notes# C209
Cláudio Patrick Amato, Irlei Soares das Neves, Julio Ernesto Schütz; 2019. Cédulas do Brasil 1833 até 2019 (8th edition). Art Graph, Sao Paulo, Brasil. ISBN 9788562882302.

Obverse

Polychromy in chalcography and offset.
In the right, portrait of scientist Augusto Ruschi (1915-1986), flanked by allegories of flora and fauna, highlighting a representation of Cattleya labiata warneri, an orchid that, with dozens of varieties, is the most typical of Espírito Santo and the largest flower of the genus in Brazil.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL 500
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
PRESIDENTE DO
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL
AUGUSTO RUSCHI
CASA DA MOEDA DO BRASIL
500 QUINHENTOS CRUZADOS NOVOS

Translation:
500
Brazilian Central Bank
Finance Minister
President of the Brazilian Central Bank
Augusto Ruschi
Brazilian Mint
500 five hundred Cruzados Novos

Reverse

Polychromy in chalcography.
Ruschi examining orchids, highlighting the figure of a hummingbird.

Lettering:
500
500 QUINHENTOS CRUZADOS NOVOS

Translation:
500
500 five hundred Cruzados Novos

Watermark

Effigy of the Republic

500 Cruzados Novos -  obverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Signatures

Maílson Ferreira da Nóbrega (MFNᴹ) Finance Minister
Wadico Waldir Bucchi (WWB) President of the Central Bank of Brazil

Comments

Specimen (what is?)

Specimen note image (P# 222s)

Themes of this banknote
       
Augusto Ruschi (1915-1986).

       
Cattleya warneri.

         
Hummingbird.

Notes

Clarifications on Print, Series, Sequential Number and Replacement (with ✻)


To know more... New Republic (6th Republic) and Cruzado Novo (NCZ$).

Legislation
Law 7730 of January 31, 1989

Printer
Mint of Brazil - Rio de Janeiro .

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1990)  MFNᴹ, WWB 370,000,000 1.52 3.75 99% P# 222a; Series #0001 - 3700 AA
ND (1990)  MFNᴹ, WWB 200,000 7% P# 222r; Series #0001 - 0002 A✻); Replacement (with ✻)
ND (1990)  MFNᴹ, WWB 3% P# 222s; Specimen (Modelo)

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