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500 Cruzeiros overprint on 500 Mil Réis i.e. P# 92

500 Cruzeiros (overprint on 500 Mil Réis i.e. P# 92) -  obverse500 Cruzeiros (overprint on 500 Mil Réis i.e. P# 92) -  reverse

Obverse © Rafael Augusto de Mattos Ferreira

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1942
Value 500 Cruzeiros (500.00 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 193 × 89 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-12-1967
References P# 131
  • 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, within a frame surrounded by decorations, the bust of Floriano Vieira Peixoto (President of the Republic 1981 - 1894).
In the upper left and lower right corners, overprints were applied in a blue color in the shape of rose with the words CASA DA MOEDA 500 CRUZEIROS (MINT 500 CRUZEIROS).

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DOS
500 500 ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL 500 500
NO THESOURO NACIONAL
SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE
CASA DA MOEDA
500
CRUZEIROS
500 500
CASA DA MOEDA
500
CRUZEIROS
500 QUINHENTOS 500
MIL REIS
VALOR RECEBIDO
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
REPUBLIC OF
500 500 UNITED STATES OF BRAZIL 500 500
AT THE NATIONAL TREASURE
WILL BE PAID TO THE CARRIER OF THIS AMOUNT OF
MINT
500
CRUZEIROS
500 500
MINT
500
CRUZEIROS
500 FIVE HUNDRED 500
THOUSAND REIS
AMOUNT RECEIVED
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Reverse

In the center, inside a frame decorated above and below, the coat of arms of the Republic of the United States of Brazil.

Lettering:
500 500
ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
15 de Novembro de 1889
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
500 500
UNITED STATES OF BRAZIL
November 15, 1889
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Comments

Themes of this banknote
      
(1) Floriano Vieira Peixoto

       
(2) Coat of Arms of the United States of Brazil

       
(3) 500 Cruzeiros Stamp

Notes
Issued in 1925 by the National Treasury and used to the CRUZEIRO standard in 1942, receiving the double overprint in blue color in the shape of rose with the words: CASA DA MOEDA 200 CRUZEIROS (MINT 500 CRUZEIROS). There are some of these series without the super impression.


To know more...] Republic of the United States of Brazil (New State) and Cruzeiro (Cr$)

Legislation
Decree law 4791 of October 5, 1942

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1942)  2,400,000 0% P# 131a; Series #74 - 97; Autographed; Series and number together; Overprint on P# 92c
ND (1942)  4,000,000 100% P# 131b; Series #98 - 137; Autographed; Series and number apart; Overprint on P# 92d

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