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20 Cruzeiros 1st edition; 2nd print; Valor Legal

20 Cruzeiros (1st edition; 2nd print; Valor Legal) -  obverse20 Cruzeiros (1st edition; 2nd print; Valor Legal) -  reverse

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Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1962
Value 20 Cruzeiros (20.00 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 06-30-1972
References P# 178
  • 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

In the center, wrapped in a decorated frame, the portrait of Manoel Deodoro da Fonseca (1st President of the Republic 1889 - 1891), flanked by the numerals 20.
Color: brown.

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE
20 TESOURO NACIONAL 20
MARECHAL DEODORO DA FONSECA
DIRETOR CAIXA DE AMORTIZAÇÃO MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
VINTE CRUZEIROS
VALOR LEGAL
THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED, LONDON.

Translation:
Republic of United States of Brazil
will be paid to the carrier of this amount of twenty Cruzeiros
in the National Treasury
Marshal Deodoro da Fonseca
Legal Amount
Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited, London.

Reverse

In the center, the allegorical and pictorial representation of the Republic, a painting by Cadmo Fausto de Souza.
Color: brown.

Lettering:
20 REPÚBLICA DOS 20
PROCLAMAÇÃO DA REPÚBLICA
20 ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL 20
THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED, LONDON.

Translation:
Republic of United States of Brazil
Proclamation of the Republic
Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited, London.

Signatures

Reginaldo Fernandes Nunes (RFN) Director of the Amortization Fund
Walther Moreira Salles (WMS) Finance Minister

Comments

Specimen
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Specimen note image (P# 178s)

Themes of this banknote
       
(1) Manoel Deodoro da Fonseca
 
      
(2) Allegory of the Proclamation of the Republic, by Cadmo Fausto de Souza

Notes

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


No. Printed is the sum of P# 178a.1 and P# 178a.2

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1962)  RFN, WMS 70,000,000 95% P# 178a.1; Series #1576 - 2275; Red serial #
ND (1962)  RFN, WMS 5% P# 178a.2; Series idem; Brown serial #
ND (1962)  RFN, WMS 0% P# 178s; Specimen

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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