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

20 Mil Réis (Banco da República dos Estados Unidos do Brazil; 1st print) -  obverse20 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 20000 Réis (20000.000)
Currency Real (1799-1942)
Composition Paper
Size 182 × 80 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 1902
References P# S642
  • 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 yellow, in calcography and lithography.
In the center, a female figure, standing, leaning on a pedestal, with several flags in the background, allegory of Liberty.

Lettering:
20
BANCO DA REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL
RIO DE JANEIRO
20 20
LIBERDADE
NA THESOURARIA DO BANCO SE
PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR A QUANTIA DE
VINTE MIL REIS
VALOR GARANTIDO POR DEPOSITO EM
APOLICES NO THESOURO NACIONAL
CONFORME O DECRETO Nª 165
DE 17 DE JANEIRO DE 1890.
XX 20 XX
DIRECTOR
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK

Translation:
Bank of the Republic of the United States of Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
Liberty
the bank's treasury will pay the holder the amount of Twenty Thousand Réis
Amount guaranteed by deposit in policies at the National Treasury
According to Decree No. 165 of 17 January 1890.
Director
American Bank Note Company, New York

Reverse

Sepia, in calcography.
In concentric circles, the sign "BANCO / DA REPUBLICA / ESTADOS UNIDOS / DO BRAZIL", with the words "DECRETO Nº 1154 / DE 7 DE DEZEMBRO / DE 1890."

Lettering:
20 20
BANCO
DA REPUBLICA
DECRETO Nº 1154
DE 7 DE DEZEMBRO
DE 1890.
ESTADOS UNIDOS
DO BRAZIL
AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK

Translation:
Bank of the Republic of the United States of Brazil
Decree No. 1154 of Dezember 7, 1890.
American Bank Note Company, New York

Comments

Specimen (what is?)

Specimen note image

Themes of this banknote

Female figure, standing, leaning on a pedestal, with several flags in the background, allegory of Liberty.

Notes

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

Legislation
Decree 165 of January 17, 1890 and Decree 1154 of December 7, 1890

Printer
American Bank Note Company

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1891)  20,000 P# S642; Autographed
ND (1891)  P# S642s; Specimen (Amostra)

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