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2 500 Réis

Features

Country Angola
Type Standard banknote
Year 1909
Value 2,500 Réis (2500)
Currency Real (18th century-1914)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 25
  • 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

Vasco da Gama (~1460-1524), was a Portuguese explorer and the first European to reach India by sea, and Sailing ships

Lettering:
BANCO NACIONAL ULTRAMARINO
O THESOURERO DA FILIAL EM
S. THOMÉ
PAGARÁ Á VISTA AO PORTADOR
DOIS MIL E QUINHENTOS REIS
EM
MOEDA CORRENTE
VALOR RECEBIDO
Pagavel
na Filial de Loanda

Translation: National Overseas Bank, The Branch Treasurer in São Tomé, Will pay the holder on sight two thousand five hundred réis in current currency, Payable in the Luanda Branch

Reverse

Woman, and Sailing ships

Lettering:
PAGAVEL NA FILIAL EM
S. THOMÉ

2500
BANCO NACIONAL ULTRAMARINO

Translation: Payable at the branch in São Tomé, National Overseas Bank

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1909 

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