20 Pesos Silver Certificate Issue

Features

Issuer Cuba
Issuing entity General Treasury of the Republic
Period First Republic (1902-1906, 1909-1959)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1934-1948
Value 20 Pesos (20 CUP)
Currency Cuban Peso (moneda nacional, 1914-date)
Composition Paper
Size 156 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 6 March 1953
Number N# 219707
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 72
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Portrait of Antonio Maceo at center.
Color: black, olive green.
Serial: red.
on left, red seal of the General Treasury.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE CUBA
VEINTE
20 PESOS
ANTONIO MACEO
ESTE CERTIFICADO, CUYO VALOR EN PLATA ACUÑADA ESTÁ
DEPOSITADO EN LA TESORERÍA GENERAL DE LA REPÚBLICA,
SERÁ ACEPTADO SIN LIMITACIÓN DE PAGO DE LOS
IMPUESTOS DEL ESTADO LA PROVINCIA Y EL MUNICIPIO
CERTIFICADO DE PLATA

Translation:
Republic of Cuba
Twenty
20 Pesos
Antonio Maceo
This certificate, which value in minted silver is
stored on the General Treasury of the Republic,
will be accepted without limits of payment of the
taxes from the State, the Province and the Municipal.
Silver Ceritficate

Reverse

Coat of arms at center
Color: olive green.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE CUBA
CERTIFICADO DE PLATA
20 PESOS 20 PESOS
VEINTE VEINTE
ESTE CERTIFICADO ACREDITA QUE SU IMPORTE ESTÁ DEPOSITADO INTEGRAMENTE
EN MONEDAS DE PLATA DE A PESO, DEL CUÑO NACIONAL, EN LA
TESORERÍA GENERAL DE LA REPÚBLICA
A LA DISPOSICIÓN DEL TENEDOR DEL MISMO Y QUE LE SERÁ ETREGADO A SU DEMANDA.

Translation:
Republic of Cuba
Silver Certificate
20 Pesos 20 Pesos
Twenty Twenty
This Certificate provides that its amount is fully deposited
in silver coins of 1 peso, of the national currency, at the
General Treasury of the Republic
at the disposal of the bearer and will be delivered on his demand.

Printer

Bureau of Engraving and Printing, United States (1862-date)

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1934  100 000 P# 72a - Signatures: Manuel Despaigne Riverie & Carlos Mendieta Montefur
1936  75 000 P# 72b - Signatures: Germán Walter del Rió & Miguel M. Gómez Arias
1936  125 000 P# 72c - (1936A) Signatures: Ricardo Ponce de la Torre & José A. Barnet Vinageras
1938  700 000 P# 72d - Signatures: Manuel Giménez Lanier & Federico Laredo Bru
1943  762 000 P# 72e - Signatures: Eduardo Montouileu de la Torre & Fulgencio Batista Zaldívár
1945  1 246 000 P# 72f - Signatures: Manuel Fernandez Supervielle & Ramón Grau San Martín
1948  508 000 P# 72g - Signatures: Isauro Valdés Moreno & Ramón Grau San Martín

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