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20 Mil Réis Caixa de Conversão; 1st print

Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1907
Value 20000 Réis (20000.000)
Currency Real (1799-1942)
Composition Paper
Size 150 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 1931
References P# 95,
  • 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.
AI Notes# R170
Cláudio Patrick Amato, Irlei Soares das Neves, Julio Ernesto Schütz; 2019. Cédulas do Brasil 1833 até 2019 (8th edition). Art Graph, Sao Paulo, Brasil. ISBN 9788562882302.

Obverse

Blue on ocher, in calcography and lithography.
On the left, effigy of Afonso Augusto Moreira Pena (1847-1909), 6th President of Brazil (1906-1909).
On the right, view of the building of the Conversion Fund and the Arms of the Republic.

Lettering:
20 20 20 20
REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL
A CAIXA DE CONVERSÃO
Pagará ao Portador
á vista, no Rio de Janeiro
a importância deste bilhete em ouro
amoedado ao cambio em quinze dinheiros
por Mil Reis valor recebido nos termos da
lei n. 1575 de 6 de Dezembro de 1906.
ESTADOS UNIDOS DOS BRAZIL
15 de Novembro de 1889
20 20
Waterlow & Sons Ltd Londres, Inglaterra.

Translation:
Republic of the United States of Brazil
The Conversion Fund will pay the bearer in cash, in Rio de Janeiro, the amount of this gold-plated ticket in exchange for fifteen money per Mil Reis amount received under the terms of law no. 1575 of December 6, 1906.

Reverse

Blue, in calcography.
In the center with the figure of a steam train in motion.

Lettering:
VINTE VINTE
A CAIXA DE CONVERSÃO
20 MIL REIS 20 MIL REIS
REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL
VINTE VINTE

Translation:
Twenty
The Conversion Fund
20 Thousand Réis
Republic of the United States of Brazil
Twenty

Comments

Themes of this banknote
       
(1) Afonso Augusto Moreira Pena (1847-1909), 6th President of Brazil (1906-1909).

        
(2)  Caixa de Conversão (Conversion Fund) building, on occasion.      
In this same building where the ]Caixa de Conversão (Conversion Fund) operated, from 1906 to 1913, in Rio de Janeiro. The building was also the headquarters of the Caixa de Estabilização (Stabilization Fund), from 1926 to 1930, and provisional headquarters of the Ministério da Fazenda (Ministry of Finance), from 1934 to 1943, passing to the Banco Central (Central Bank) in the 60s where today the headquarters of the Departamento do Meio Circulante - MECIR (Current Department) is located.

       
(3) Coat of Arms of the United States of Brazil.

       
(4) Steam locomotive, nicknamed "Maria-Fumaça" (Maria smoke).

Notes

Detail on the location of the letters.


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

Legislation
Decree 1575 of December 6, 1906

Printer
Waterlow & Sons Ltd.

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1907)  800,000 P# 95; Autographed; Letters A, B, C, D, E and F

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