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5 Cruzeiros Novos overprint on 5 000 Cruzeiros i.e. P# 174

Features

Country Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1966-1967
Value 5 Cruzeiros Novos (5.00 BRB)
Currency Cruzeiro novo (1967-1986)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 05-14-1970
References P# 188
  • 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 chalcography and offset.
On the right, oval medallion with the figure of Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, Tiradentes (1746-1792).
Superimposed on the figure of Tiradentes, a round stamp with the words "- BANCO CENTRAL - / 5 / CRUZEIROS / NOVOS".
Above couplet "REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL" (Republic of the United States of Brazil).
Below the inscription "CINCO MIL CRUZEIROS / VALOR LEGAL" (Five Thousand Cruzeiros / Legal Amount).
On the left, print number, serial number (above), the sequence number (center) and signature of President of the Central Bank (below).
On the right, the sequence number (above), print number, serial number (center) and signature of Finance Minister (below).

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
5000 5000
TESOURO NACIONAL
5000 5000 5000
- BANCO CENTRAL -
5
CRUZEIROS
NOVOS
CINCO MIL CRUZEIROS
VALOR LEGAL
PRESIDENTE DO BANCO CENTRAL
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
TIRADENTES
5000 5000
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
National Treasury
Central Bank 5 Cruzeiros Novos
Five Thousand Cruzeiros
Legal Amount
President of the Central Bank
Finance Minister
Tiradentes
American Bank Note Company.

Engraver: American Bank Note Company

Designer: American Bank Note Company

Reverse

Ruby Red in calcography.
Reproduction of the painting "Tiradentes ante o carrasco" (Tiradentes before the executioner), 1951, by Rafael Falco (1885-1967), between the label "REPUBLICA DOS / ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL" (Republic of the / United States of Brazil).

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DOS
5000 5000
5000 5000
5000 5000
5000 5000
TIRADENTES ANTE O CARRASCO
ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

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

Engraver: American Bank Note Company

Designer: American Bank Note Company

Signatures

Sérgio Augusto Ribeiro (SAR) Director of the Amortization Fund
Otávio Gouveia de Bulhões (OGBᴾ) President of the National Monetary Council
Dênio Chagas Nogueira (DCN) President of the Central Bank of Brazil

Comments

Specimens

Specimen note sample (P# 188bs)

Themes of this banknote
       
(1) Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, Tiradentes (1746-1792), lider da Inconfidência Mineira

      
(2) Painting "Tiradentes ante o carrasco" (Tiradentes before the executioner) of 1951, by Rafael Falco (1885-1967)

       
(3) Round stamp

Notes
National Treasury banknote harnessed by the Central Bank.

     
more... Republic of the United States 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 (1966)  SAR, OGBᴾ 5,000,000 19% P# 188a; Series #1651 - 1700
ND (1966)  SAR, OGBᴾ 3% P# 188as; Specimen
ND (1967)  DCN, OGBᴾ 120,600,000 87% P# 188b; Series #1701 - 2900
ND (1967)  DCN, OGBᴾ 3% P# 188bs; Specimen

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