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50 Cruzeiros overprint on 50 Mil Réis i.e. P# 59

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1942
Value 50 Cruzeiros (50.00 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 139 × 73 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-12-1967
References P# 128
  • 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

Violet, in calcography and lithography.
On the left, oval medallion with the effigy of Joaquim Xavier da Silveira (1840-1874), containing the caption below with the name "XAVIER DA SILVEIRA".
In the center, the nominal value "50", topping the inscription "CINCOENTA MIL RÉIS / VALOR RECEBIDO" (Fifty Thousand Réis / Amount Received). Numbering, pattern and series in red. On the upper margin, the sign "REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL" (Republic of the United States of Brazil), topping the inscription "NO THESOURO NACIONAL SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE" (in the National Treasury wil be paid to the holder of this amount of).
At the bottom foot, the name of the manufacturer Waterlow & Sons Limited, London.
In the lower left and upper right angles, the value "50" in Roman numerals ("L").
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 / 50 / CRUZEIROS" (Mint / 50 / Cruzeiros)

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
NO THESOURO NACIONAL
50
SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIDADE DE
L
CASA DA MOEDA
50
CRUZEIROS
50 50 50
CASA DA MOEDA
50
CRUZEIROS
CINCOENTA MIL REIS
VALOR RECEBIDO
XAVIER DA SILVEIRA
L 50
WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDRES.

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
in the National Treasury wil be paid to the holder of this amount of
Mint 50 Cruzeiros
Fifty Thousand Réis
Amount Received
Xavier da Silveira
Waterlow & Sons Limited, Londres.

Reverse

Violet, in calcography.
In the center, reproduction of the Monumento do Ipiranga (Ipiranga monument), in São Paulo, flanked on the upper left and lower right by the nominal value "50".
In the frame the label "REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL" (Republic of the United States of Brazil).
On the bottom margin, the sign "CINCOENTA MIL REIS" (Fifty Thousand Réis), topping the name of the manufacturer Waterlow & Sons Limited, London.
In the lower left and upper right angles, the value "50" in Roman numerals (L).

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL
50 L
CINCOENTA MIL REIS
L 50
WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDRES.

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
Fifty Thousand Réis
Waterlow & Sons Limited, Londres.

Comments

Themes of this banknote
       
(1) Joaquim Xavier da Silveira (1840-1874)

       
(2) Ipiranga Monumet (construction completed in 1926)

       
(3) Round stamp of 50 Cruzeiros

Notes
Issued in 1932 by the National Treasury and used to the CRUZEIRO standard in 1942, receiving the double overprint in blue color in the shape of rose with the words: CASA DA MOEDA 50 CRUZEIROS (MINT 50 CRUZEIROS). There are some of these series without the super impression.


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)  800,000 P# 128; Autographed

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