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5 Mil Réis Thesouro Nacional; 9th print

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1890
Value 5000 Réis (5000.000)
Currency Real (1799-1942)
Composition Paper
Size 178 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 1920
References P# 18
  • 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

Black on pink and blue, in calcography and lithography.
On the left, the figure of a sailor waving from the side of a boat.
In the center, more to the left, an image of a cherub leaning over with his arms crossed.
On the right, a seated woman, representing a of the muses of the arts, representing the set of nine mythological goddesses, with a view to surrounding elements of all the arts represented by each of the muses.

Lettering:
5 CINCO
REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS
DO BRAZIL
NO THESOURO
NACIONAL
se pagará ao portador
desta a quantia de
CINCO MIL REIS
VALOR RECEBIDO
5 CINCO 5 CINCO
American Bank Note Co. New York

Translation:
5 Five
Republic of the United States of Brazil
At the National Treasury
the holder will be paid the amount of
Five Thousand Réis
Amount Received
5 Five 5 Five
American Bank Note Co. New York

Reverse

Brownish in calcography .
Badge REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL, flanked by the Arabic numeral "5".

Lettering:
REPUBLICA
5 DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS 5
DO BRAZIL

Translation: Republic of the United States of Brazil

Comments

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Themes of this banknote
       
(1) Sailor

       
(2) Cherub

       
(3) Muses of the arts of mythology

Notes

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

Legislation
Ignored law

Printer
American Bank Note Company

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1890)  7,000,000 P# 18a; Series #21 - 90; Autographed; Letters A, B, C, D and E
ND (1890)  P# 18s; Specimen

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