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500 Mil Réis overprint on 500 Mil Réis i.e. P# 91

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1926
Value 500000 Réis (500000.000)
Currency Real (1799-1942)
Composition Paper
Size 193 × 89 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 1951
References P# 109F
  • 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 José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva (1763-1838), flanked by numerals 500.
Diagonally crossing the body of the note, anonymous autograph of the official responsible for the conference, plus two other signatures.
Near the top margin, a rectangular stamp, in black, with the words "A CAIXA DE ESTABILIZAÇÃO pagará ao portador, à vista, no Rio de Janeiro, em ouro, conforme a Lei n.º 5108, de 18 de Dezembro de 1926 a quantia de 500$000 VALOR RECEBIDO EM OURO".

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DOS
ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL
NO THESOURO NACIONAL
SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE
500 500 500 500
500 500
QUINHENTOS
MIL REIS
VALOR RECEBIDO
500 500 500 500
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY
A CAIXA DE ESTABILIZAÇÃO pagará
ao portador, à vista, no Rio de Janeiro,
em ouro, conforme a Lei n.º 5108, de
18 de Dezembro de 1926 a quantia de
500$000
VALOR RECEBIDO EM OURO

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
In the National Treasury
will be paid to the carrier of this amount of
Five Hundred Thousand Réis
Amount Received
The Stabilization Fund will pay the bearer, in cash, in Rio de Janeiro, in gold, according to Law No. 5108, from December 18, 1926 to amount of 500$000 Amount Received in Gold

Reverse

Carmine in calcography.
In the center, the Coat of Arms of the Republic of the United States of Brazil, flanked by numerals 500.

Lettering:
500 500
ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL
15 DE NOVEMBRO DE 1889
REPUBLICA DOS
ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Translation:
United States of Brazil
November, 15 of 1889
Republic of the United States of Brazil
American Bank Note Company.

Comments

Themes of this banknote

      
(1) José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva

       
(2) Coat of Arms of the United States of Brazil
       
       
(3) Rectangular stamp of 500$000 (five hundred thousand Réis)       

Notes
The first banknotes of the Caixa de Estabilização (Stabilization Fund) were taken from the National Treasury, with a rectangular stamp with the words "The Stabilization Fund will pay the holder, in cash, in Rio de Janeiro, in gold, according to Law No. 5108, of 18 December 1926 the amount of __$000 AMOUNT RECEIVED IN GOLD".


To know more... Republic of the United States of Brazil (1st Republic) and Réis (Rs)

Legislation
Decree 5108 of December 18, 1926

See also

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1926)  100,000 P# 109F; Series #5; With two signatures

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Banknotes Brazil 500 Mil Réis (overprint on 500 Mil Réis i.e. P# 91)