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50 Centavos overprint on 500 Cruzeiros i.e. P# 172

50 Centavos (overprint on 500 Cruzeiros i.e. P# 172) -  obverse50 Centavos (overprint on 500 Cruzeiros i.e. P# 172) -  reverse

© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Features

Country Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1967
Value 50 Centavos (0.50 BRB)
Currency Cruzeiro novo (1967-1986)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 06-30-1973
References P# 186
  • 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

Blue on polychrome in calcography and offset.
In the center, bust of João Maria José Francisco Xavier de Paula Luís António Domingos Rafael (Dom João VI), flanked by the numerals 500.
Stamp: Banco Central 50 Centavos

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
500 TESOURO NACIONAL 500
D.JOÃO VI
DIRETOR CAIXA DE AMORTIZAÇÃO MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
QUINHENTOS CRUZEIROS
VALOR LEGAL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
REPUBLIC OF UNITED STATES OF BRAZIL
500 NATIONAL TREASURY 500
D.JOÃO VI
DIRECTOR OF AMORTIZATION BOX MINISTER OF FARM
FIVE HUNDRED CRUZEIROS
LEGAL AMOUNT
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Reverse

In the center, the allegorical and pictorial representation of the Opening of the Ports, Dacmo Fausto de Souza.

Lettering:
500 REPÚBLICA DOS 500
ABERTURA DOS PORTOS
500 ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL 500
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
500 REPUBLIC OF 500
OPENING OF PORTS
500 UNITED STATES OF BRAZIL 500
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Signatures

Dênio Chagas Nogueira (DCN) President of the Central Bank of Brazil
Otávio Gouveia de Bulhões (OGBᴾ) President of the National Monetary Council

Comments

Specimen

Specimen note sample

Themes of this banknote
       
(1) Dom João VI (~1809), by Francesco Bartolozzi about the work of Domenico Pellegrini Domenico Pellegrini
 
      
(2) Allegory of the "Abertura dos Portos" (Opening of Ports) by Cadmo Fausto de Sousa

       
(3) Round stamp

Notes
National Treasury banknote harnessed by the Central Bank.


more... Federative Republic of Brazil and Cruzeiro Novo (NCr$)

Legislation
Decree law 1 of November 13, 1965

See also

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1967)  DCN, OGBᴾ 90,000,000 2.05 98% P# 186a; Series #1461 - 2360
ND (1967)  DCN, OGBᴾ 2% P# 186s; Specimen (Modelo)

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