500 Pesetas

Features

Issuer Spain
Issuing entity Bank of Spain (Banco de España)
King Alfonso XIII (1886-1931)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1928
Value 500 Pesetas (500 ESP)
Currency Peseta (1868-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 139 × 99 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 208084
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 77
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Series: 1928 Issue

Obverse

Portrait of Cardinal Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros and Toledo Cathedral

Script: Latin

Lettering:
500 (repeated)
EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA
PAGARA AL PORTADOR QUINIENTAS PESETAS
MADRID, 15 de Agosto de 1928.
EL GOBERNADOR / EL INTERVENTOR / EL CAJERO (Signatures of Carlos Vergara Cailleaux. Adolfo Castaño Orejón and Bonifacio Burgos Delgado)

Translation:
500 (repeated)
The Bank of Spain
Will Pay the Bearer Five Hundred Pesetas
Madrid, August 15, 1928
The Governor / The Auditor / The Cashier (Signatures of Carlos Vergara Cailleaux. Adolfo Castaño Orejón and Bonifacio Burgos Delgado)

Reverse

Pictorial work "Cardinal Jiménez de Cisneros freeing the captives of Oran" by Francisco Jover y Casanova, exhibited at the Senate Palace in Madrid.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BANCO DE ESPAÑA
500

Translation: Bank of Spain

Watermark

Male Portrait

Printer

Bradbury Wilkinson and Company, United Kingdom (1856-1990)

Comments

NOTE: Circulation of 1928-dated banknotes: None of the 100, 500 or 1000 Pesetas were released before that date; therefore, they are all considered as issues of the Republic only.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1928-Aug-15  94% P#77a. Issued note
1928-Aug-15  0% P#77s. Specimen

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