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2 Mil Réis Thesouro Nacional; 6th print

Features

Country Brazil
Emperor Peter II (1831-1889)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1882
Value 2000 Réis (20000.000)
Currency Real (1799-1942)
Composition Paper
Size 170 × 75 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 1920
References P# A251,
  • 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# R022
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

Black on blue in calcography and lithography.
On the left, a figure of a seated Cherub, with the coat of arms of the Empire at his side.
On the right, oval medallion with the effigy of Dom Pedro II.

Lettering:
2 DOIS 2
IMPERIO DO BRASIL
NO THESOURO NACIONAL
se pagará ao portador desta a quantia de
2 2
DOIS MIL REIS
VALOR RECEBIDO
DOIS 2 DOIS 2
American Bank Note Co. New York

Translation:
Empire of Brazil
At the National Treasury, the holder will be paid the amount of
Two Thousand Réis
Amount received
American Bank Note Co. New York

Reverse

Blue in calcography.
In the center, in a circle, the caption "IMPERIO DO BRASIL", surrounding the Armillary Sphere and a ring with 20 stars representing the 20 Provinces; whole set flanked by the Arabic numeral "2".

Lettering:
2 2
IMPERIO DO BRASIL
American Bank Note Co. New York

Translation:
Empire of Brazil
American Bank Note Co. New York

Comments

Specimen (what is?)

Specimen note sample (P# A251s.1) © Titatus
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Specimen note sample (P# A251s.2)

Themes of this banknote
      
(1) Cherub, with the coat of arms of the Empire at his side.

      
(2) Coat of Arms of the Empire of Brazil.

      
(3) Pedro de Alcântara João Carlos Leopoldo Salvador Bibiano Francisco Xavier de Paula Leocádio Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga de Bragança e Bourbon, Dom Pedro II (1825-1891), 2nd emperor of Brazil (1831-1889).
Dom Pedro II, emperor of Brazil.

       
(4) Armillary sphere.

Notes

To know more... Second Empire of Brazil and Réis (Rs)

Legislation
Decree of June 1, 1833.

Printer
American Bank Note Company

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1882)  4,000,000 P# A251; AI# R022; Series #1 - 40; Autographed; Letters A, B, C, D, E and F
ND (1882)  P# A251s.1; AI# R022s; Specimen
ND (1882)  P# A251s.2; AI# R022o; Specimen (Amostra)

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