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5 Cruzeiros overprint on 5 Mil Réis i.e. P# 29

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1942
Value 5 Cruzeiros (5.00 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 162 × 74 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-12-1967
References P# 125
  • 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, in calcography and lithography.
In the center, an oval medallion with the effigy of José Maria da Silva Paranhos Júnior, Barão do Rio Branco (1819-1880), flanked by the nominal value 5.
In the upper left and lower right corners, the overlapping impressions were applied in blue in the form of rose, with the inscription "CASA DA MOEDA / 5 / CRUZEIROS" (Mint / 10 / Cruzeiros)

Lettering:
5 5
REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
NO THESOURO NACIONAL SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE
5 5
CASA DA MOEDA
5
CRUZEIROS
CASA DA MOEDA
5
CRUZEIROS
CINCO 5 CINCO MIL REIS 5 CINCO
VALOR RECEBIDO
5 5
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
In the National Treasury will be paid to the holder of this amount of
Five Five Thousand Réis Five
Mint 5 Cruzeiros
Amount Received
American Bank Note Company.

Engraver: Robert Savage

Reverse

Sepia, in calcography.
In the center, a panel with the figure of a child between two seated women (allegory of Industry and Commerce).

Lettering:
5 5 5 5 5
5 5
REPUBLICA
DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO
BRASIL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

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

Comments

Themes of this banknote
       
(1) José Maria da Silva Paranhos Júnior, Baron of Rio Branco

       
(2) Child between two women (allegory of Industry and Commerce)

       
(3) Round stamp of 5 Cruzeiros
       
Notes

To know more... Republic of the United States of Brazil (New State) and Cruzeiro (Cr$)

Legislation
Decree law 4791 of October 5, 1942

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1942)  6,000,000 P# 125; Autographed

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