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10 Mil Réis Banco da República dos Estados Unidos do Brazil; 1st print

10 Mil Réis (Banco da República dos Estados Unidos do Brazil; 1st print) -  obverse10 Mil Réis (Banco da República dos Estados Unidos do Brazil; 1st print) -  reverse

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Features

Country Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1891
Value 10000 Réis (10000.000)
Currency Real (1799-1942)
Composition Paper
Size 170 × 80 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 1903
References P# S645
  • 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 polychrome, in lithography.
On the left, a female figure representing agriculture.
On the right, an image of a palm tree, with a plow at its foot.
Diagonally, in the lower right corner, the director's signature.

Lettering:
10 10
BANCO DA REPUBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL
NO RIO DE JANEIRO
10
DEZ MIL REIS
Pagavel em ouro nos termos do DECRETO Nº 253
DE 8 DE MARÇO DE 1890
O chefe da Emissão
DEZ
10 DEZ MIL REIS 10
GIESSCKE & DEVRIENT LAEMMERT & Cº

Translation:
Bank of the Republic of United States of Brazil in the Rio de Janeiro
Ten Mil Réis
Payable in gold under the terms of Decree No. 253 of 8 March 1890
The head of the Issue
Ten
Ten Thousand Réis
Giesscke & Devrient Laemmert & Company

Reverse

In the center, coat of arms of the Republic of the United States of Brazil, flanked on both sides by the Arabic numeral "10".

Lettering:
10 10
DEZ MIL REIS
10 10
ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL
15 de Novembro de 1889
DEZ MIL REIS
10 10

Translation:
Ten Thousand Réis
United States of Brazil
November 15, 1889
Ten Thousand Réis

Comments

Specimen (what is?)

Specimen note image

Themes of this banknote
       
(1) Female figure representing agriculture.

      
(2) Palm tree, with a plow at its foot.

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

Notes

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

Legislation
Decree 253 of March 8, 1890

Printer
Giesscke & Devrient Laemert & Cº

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1891)  76,680 P# S645a; Autographed
ND (1891)  P# S645b; Specimen (Amostra)

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