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2 Mil Réis Thesouro Nacional; 7th print

Features

Country Brazil
Emperor Peter II (1831-1889)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1887
Value 2000 Réis (2000.000)
Currency Real (1799-1942)
Composition Paper
Size 165 × 72 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 1920
References P# A256,
  • 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# R023
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 sepia in calcography and lithography.
On the left, oval medallion with the effigy of Dom Pedro II.
On the right, the Arms of the Empire topping the literal "DO2IS".

Lettering:
2
IMPÉRIO DO BRAZIL
2
No Thesouro Nacional
se pagará ao portador deste a quantia de
DOIS MIL REIS
VALOR RECEBIDO
✻ DOIS ✻
2 2
American Bank Note Co New York
DO2IS

Translation:
Empire of Brazil
In the National Treasure the holder will be paid the amount of
Two Thousand Réis
Amount Received
✻ Two ✻
American Bank Note Co New York

Reverse

Sepia in calcography.
In the center, the caption "IMPERIO DO BRAZIL", with the Armillary Sphere on the left and the Arabic numeral "2" on the right.

Lettering:
IMPERIO DO BRAZIL 2
American Bank Note Co New York

Translation:
Empire of Brazil
American Bank Note Co New York

Comments

Specimen (what is?)

Specimen note sample (P# A256s.1) © Titatus
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Specimen note sample (P# A256s.2)

Themes of this banknote
      
(1) 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.

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

       
(3) 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 (1887)  21,000,000 P# A256; AI# R023; Series #1 - 20; Autographed; Letters A, B, C, D, E and F
ND (1887)  P# A256s.1; AI# R023s; Specimen
ND (1887)  P# A256s.2; AI# R023o; Specimen (Amostra)

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