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2 Cruzeiros 1st edition; 2nd print

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1955
Value 2 Cruzeiros (2.00 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-12-1967
References P# 157
  • 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, wrapped in a decorated frame, the portrait of Luiz Alves de Lima e Silva (Duque de Caxias), flanked by numerals 2.

Lettering:
2 2
REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE
DOIS CRUZEIROS
NO TESOURO NACIONAL
2 2
DUQUE DE CAXIAS
DIRETOR
CAIXA DE AMORTIZAÇÃO
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
VALOR RECEBIDO
2 2
THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED, LONDON.

Translation:
2 2
Republic of United States of Brazil
will be paid to the carrier of this amount of
Two Cruzeiros
in the National Treasury
2 2
Duque de Caxias
Director of Amortization Box
Minister of Farm
Amount Received
American Bank Note Company.
Thomas de la Rue & Company, Limited, London.

Reverse

In the center, image far from the Military School of Rezende in Rio de Janeiro.

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DOS
2 2
ESCOLA MILITAR DE REZENDE
2 2
ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED, LONDON.

Translation:
2 2
Republic of United States of Brazil
Military school of Rezende.
2 2
Thomas de la Rue & Company, Limited, London.

Signatures

Claudionor de Souza Lemos (CSL) Director of the Amortization Fund
Eugênio Gudin Filho (EGF) Finance Minister

Comments

Specimen

Specimen note sample

Themes of this banknote
       
(1) Duque de Caxias
       
(2) Military Scholl of Resende (current Military Academy of the Agulhas Negras)

Notes
What differentiates this reference (P# 157) from P# 157A is the predominant color of the reverse.


more... Federative Republic of Brazil and Cruzeiro (Cr$)

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1955)  CSL, EGF 23,000,000 97% P# 157; Series #1 - 230
ND (1955)  CSL, EGF 3% P# 157s; Specimen

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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