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5 Mil Réis Thesouro Nacional; 8th print

Features

Country Brazil
Emperor Peter II (1831-1889)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1882-1885
Value 5000 Réis (5000.000)
Currency Real (1799-1942)
Composition Paper
Size 178 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 1920
References P# A261,
  • 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# R032
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 polychrome in calcography and lithography.
On the left, allegory of Agriculture.
In the center, oval medallion with the effigy of Dom Pedro II.
On the right, allegory of Livestock.

Lettering:
5 CINCO 5 CINCO
IMPERIO DO BRAZIL
NO THESOURO NACIONAL
SE PAGARÁ AO PORTADOR DESTA A QUANTIA DE
CINCO MIL REIS
VALOR RECEBIDO
CINCO
CINCO 5 CINCO 5
American Bank Note Co New York

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

Reverse

Sepia 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, interspersing the value 5, above and below, all on Marajoara background.

Lettering:
5
IMPERIO
DO BRAZIL
5
American Bank Note Co New York American Bank Note Co New York

Translation:
Empire of Brazil
American Bank Note Co New York

Comments

Specimen (what is?)

Specimen note sample (P# A261s.1) © Titatus

Specimen note sample (P# A261s.2)

Themes of this banknote
      
(1) Allegories of Agriculture (left) and Livestock (right).

      
(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.

      
(5) Example of Marajoara drawings.

Notes

Number details only to the right and to the right and left.


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

Legislation
Decree of June 1, 1833.

Printer
American Bank Note Company
Chalcography.
Lithography.

See also

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1882)  P# A261.1; AI# R032a; Series #1 - 20; Autographed; Letters A, B, C, D and E; Number just right
ND (1882)  P# A261s.1; AI# R032s; Specimen
ND (1885)  P# A261.2; AI# R032b; Series #21 - 30; Autographed; Letters A, B, C, D and E; Number to the right and left
ND (1885)  P# A261s.2; AI# R032o; Specimen (Muestra)

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