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5 Cruzeiros 1st edition; 3rd print

5 Cruzeiros (1st edition; 3rd print) -  obverse5 Cruzeiros (1st edition; 3rd print) -  reverse

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Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1961-1962
Value 5 Cruzeiros (5.00 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 156 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-12-1967
References P# 166
  • 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

Left: image of a raftman on his raft sailing the sea.
Center: numeral 5 superimposed by the word CRUZEIROS.
Right: left profile of a male Indian.
Color: brown.

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
NO TESOURO NACIONAL SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
DIRETOR
CAIXA DE AMORTIZAÇÃO
5
CRUZEIROS
CINCO CRUZEIROS
VALOR RECEBIDO
CASA DA MOEDA DO BRASIL

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
The National Treasure will pay to the bearer the amount of Five Cruzeiros
Finance Minister
Director of Amortization Fund
Amount received

Engraver: Rubens Alves da Silva

Designer: Orlando Maia

Reverse

In the center, an image of Victoria Amazonica in bloom, flanked by six numerals 5.
Color: brown.

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DOS

VITÓRIA RÉGIA

ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
CASA DA MOEDA DO BRASIL

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
Victoria Amazonica
Brazilian Mint

Engraver: : José Maria das Neves

Designer: Orlando Maia

Signatures

Carlos Augusto Carrilho (CAC) Director of the Amortization Fund
Sebastião Paes de Almeida (SPA) Finance Minister
Reginaldo Fernandes Nunes (RFN) Director of the Amortization Fund
Walther Moreira Salles (WMS) Finance Minister

Comments

Specimen
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Specimen note sample

Themes of this banknote
      
(1) Jangada (Raft)
       
(2) Indigenous in Brazil
      
(3) Victoria amazonica

Notes
Due to the image of the Indian printed on this note, it was affectionately called "Indian note".


more... Federative Republic of Brazil and Cruzeiro (Cr$)

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1961)  CAC, SPA 7,500,000 1.14 60% P# 166a; Series #001 - 075
ND (1961)  CAC, SPA 0% P# 166as; Specimen
ND (1962)  RFN, WMS 3,600,000 54% P# 166b; Series #076 - 111
ND (1962)  RFN, WMS 0% P# 196bs; Specimen

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