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500 Cruzeiros 3rd edition

500 Cruzeiros (3rd edition) -  obverse500 Cruzeiros (3rd edition) -  reverse

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Features

Country Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1990
Value 500 Cruzeiros (500.00 BRE)
Currency Cruzeiro (1990-1993)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 07-31-1993
References P# 230,
  • 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# C216
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
MINISTRA DA ECONOMIA,
FAZENDA E PLANEJAMENTO
PRESIDENTE DO
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL
AUGUSTO RUSCHI
CASA DA MOEDA DO BRASIL
500 QUINHENTOS CRUZEIROS

Translation:
Brazilian Central Bank 500
Minister of Economy, Finance and Planning
President of the Brazilian Central Bank
Augusto Ruschi
Brazilian Mint
500 hundred Cruzeiros

Reverse

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

Lettering:
500
500 QUINHENTOS CRUZEIROS

Translation:
500
500 five hundred Cruzeiros

Watermark

Effigy of the Republic

500 Cruzeiros (3rd edition) -  obverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Signatures

Zélia Maria Cardoso de Mello (ZCM) Minister for Economy, Finance and Planning
Ibrahim Eris (IE) President of the Central Bank of Brazil

Comments

Specimen (what is?)

Specimen note image (P# 230s)

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

       
Cattleya warneri.

         
Hummingbird.

Notes
Cruzado Novo standard banknotes with legend adapted to the Cruzeiro standard.


To know more... New Republic (6th Republic) and Cruzeiro (Cr$)


Clarifications on Print, Series and Sequential Number

Legislation
Law 8024 of April 12, 1990

Printer
Mint of Brazil - Rio de Janeiro .

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1990)  ZCM, IE 21,000,000 2.07 97% P# 230a; Series #0001 - 0210 AA
ND (1990)  ZCM, IE 3% P# 230s; Specimen (Modelo)

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