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2 Mil Réis Thesouro Nacional; 11th print

2 Mil Réis (Thesouro Nacional; 11th print) -  obverse2 Mil Réis (Thesouro Nacional; 11th print) -  reverse

© Rafael Augusto de Mattos Ferreira

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1918
Value 2 Mil Réis (2000.000)
Currency Real (1799-1942)
Composition Paper
Size 165 × 78 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 10-30-1942
References P# 13
  • 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

On the right, inside a frame topped by decoration, the reproduction of the painting "Saudade" by Conrad Kiesel (1846 - 1921).

Lettering:
REPUBLICA
DOS
ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL
NO THESOURO NACIONAL
SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR
DESTA A QUANTIA DE
DOIS MIL REIS
VALOR RECEBIDO
2 2
DO 2 IS
AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK

Translation:
Republic from United States of Brazil
At the National Treasure will be paid to the carrier this amount of two thousand Réis
Amount Received
2 2
Tw 2 o
American Bank Note Co. New York

Reverse

In the center, within a frame, the mythological figure of Minerva (Roman goddess of arts, commerce and wisdom), wearing a helmet and holding a spear in her right hand.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA
2 2
DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK.

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
2 2
American Bank Note Company, New York

Comments

Curiosity
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conrad_Kiesel
Conrad Kiesel (in German)
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"Saudade" by Conrad Kiesel
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minerva
Minerva
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Notes

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Specimen note image (P# 13s)

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1918)  5,000,000 P# 13a; Series #1 - 50; Autographed
ND (1918)  P# 13s; Specimen

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