20 Cruzeiros overprint on 20 Mil Réis i.e. P# 48

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1942
Value 10 Cruzeiros (10.00 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 180 × 83 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-12-1967
References P# 127
  • 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, the portrait of Manuel Deodoro da Fonseca, 1st President of the Republic (1889 - 1891), flanked by numerals 20.
Diagonally crossing the body of the note, anonymous autograph of the official responsible for the conference.
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 / 20 / CRUZEIROS" (Mint / 20 / Cruzeiros)

Lettering:
20 20
REPUBLICA
DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
NO THESOURO NACIONAL
SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE
20 20
CASA DA MOEDA
20
CRUZEIROS
20 20
CASA DA MOEDA
20
CRUZEIROS
20 20
20 VINTE MIL REIS 20
VALOR RECEBIDO
20 20
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
In the National Treasury
Mint 20 Cruzeiros
will be paid to the carrier of this amount of
Twenty Thousand Réis
Amount Received
American Bank Note Company

Reverse

Orange, in calcography.
In the center, an image of a seated woman representing the mythological goddess Minerva. Flanking the image, the nominal value "20".

Lettering:
20 20
REPUBLICA DOS
20 20
20 20
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) Manuel Deodoro da Fonseca

       
(2) Desenho de uma mulher sentada, representando a deusa mitológica Minerva

       
(3) Round stamp of 20 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

See also

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1942)  100,000,000 P# 127; Autographed

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