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100 Cruzeiros overprint on 100 Mil Réis i.e. P# 70

100 Cruzeiros (overprint on 100 Mil Réis i.e. P# 70) -  obverse100 Cruzeiros (overprint on 100 Mil Réis i.e. P# 70) -  reverse

© Rafael Augusto de Mattos Ferreira

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1942
Value 100 Cruzeiros (100.00 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 186 × 86 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-12-1967
References P# 129
  • 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 topped by decorations, is the portrait of Afonso Augusto Moreira Pena (President of the Republic 1906 - 1909).
In the upper left and lower right corners, overprints were applied in blue color in the shape of rose, with the words CASA DA MOEDA 100 CRUZEIROS (MINT 100 CRUZEIROS).

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DOS
100 100 ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL 100 100
NO THESOURO NACIONAL
SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE
CASA DA MOEDA
100
CRUZEIROS
100 100
CASA DA MOEDA
100
CRUZEIROS
100 CEM MIL REIS 100
VALOR RECEBIDO
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
In the National Treasury will be paid to the carrier of this amount of
Mint 100 Cruzeiros
One Hundred Thousand Réis
Amount Received
American Bank Note Company.

Reverse

Partial view of Rio de Janeiro.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DOS
100 100 100 100
DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
American Bank Note Company.

Comments

Curiosity
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afonso_Pena
Afonso Augusto Moreira Pena
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Partial view of Rio de Janeiro in the first half of the 20th century
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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 100 CRUZEIROS (MINT 100 CRUZEIROS). There are some of these series without the super impression.
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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1942)  2,300,000 P# 129; Series #61 - 83; Autographed

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