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500 Cruzeiros Reais overprint on 500 000 Cruzeiros i.e. P# 236

500 Cruzeiros Reais (overprint on 500 000 Cruzeiros i.e. P# 236) -  obverse500 Cruzeiros Reais (overprint on 500 000 Cruzeiros i.e. P# 236) -  reverse

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Features

Country Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1993
Value 500 Cruzeiros Reais (500.00 BRR)
Currency Cruzeiro real (1993-1994)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 06-30-1994
References P# 239
  • 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

Effigy of Mário Raul de Morais Andrade (1893-1945), with the left, drawing inspired by his own photograph, entitled Sombra Minha (My Shadow). Accompanied by the last verse of the well-known poem "Eu sou trezentos..." ( I am three hundred ...).
Rounded stamp of 500 Cruzeiros Reais.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL 500 000
CASA DA MOEDA DO BRASIL
CRUZEIROS
500
REAIS
E ENTÃO MINHA ALMA SERVIRÁ DE ABRIGO
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
PRESIDENTE DO
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL
DEUS SEJA LOUVADO
MÁRIO DE ANDRADE
500 000 QUINHENTOS
MIL CRUZEIROS

Translation:
Central Bank of Brazil 500 000
Brazilian Mint
500 Cruzeiros Reais
and Then My Soul Will Be a Shelter
Finance Minister
President of the Brazilian Central Bank
God be praised
Mário de Andrade
500 000 five hundred thousand Cruzeiros

Reverse

Scene representing Mário de Andrade talking to children, flanked by the Martilnelli building and other buildings that symbolize the dizzying growth of the city of São Paulo at the time of the writer.

Lettering:
500 000
500 000 QUINHENTOS MIL CRUZEIROS

Translation:
500 000
500 000 five hundred thousand Cruzeiros

Watermark

Effigy of the Republic

500 Cruzeiros Reais (overprint on 500 000 Cruzeiros i.e. P# 236) -  obverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Signatures

Fernando Henrique Cardoso (FHC) Finance Minister
Paulo César Ximenes Alves Ferreira (PCX) President of the Central Bank of Brazil

Comments

Curiosity
       
(1) Sombra Minha (My Shadow) - photography by Mário Raul Morais de Andrade

       
(2) Eu sou trenzentos ... (I'm three hundred ...) by Mário Raul Morais de Andrade

(3) Martinelli Building, symbol of the dizzying growth of the city of São Paulo at the time of Mário de Andrade
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Notes

more... Federative Republic of Brazil and Cruzeiro Real (CR$)
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Clarifications on Print, Series and Sequential Number
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Rounded stamp of 500 Cruzeiros Reais

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1993)  FHC, PCX 170,800,000 73% P# 239a; Series #8292 - 9999 AA
ND (1993)  FHC, PCX 65,000,000 2.56 51% P# 239b; Series #0001 - 0650 BA

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