50 Céntimos Tortosa

Features

Issuer Municipality of Tortosa (Province of Tarragona)
Period Second Republic (1936-1939)
Type Local banknote
Year 1937
Value 50 Centimos (0.50 ESP)
Currency Peseta (1936-1939)
Composition Paper
Size 95 × 60 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
336728
References Turró# 2581
Antoni Turró i Martínez; 2007. Les Emissions Monetàries oficials de la Guerra Civil (1936-1939) / I: Andorra, Illes Balears i Catalunya (Generalitat I Locals) (1st Edition). Societat Catalana d’Estudis Numismàtics, Barcelona.

Obverse

Lilac brown lettering with local rhomboid coat of arms on the left surrounded by floral designs

Script: Latin

Lettering:
AJUNTAMENT DE TORTOSA
El portador acredita d'aquest Ajuntament la quantitat de CINQUANTA CENTIMS
Tortosa 9 de Novembre de 1937

Translation:
City Council of Tortosa
The bearer accredits of this City Council the amount of Fifty Centimos
Tortosa November 9, 1937

Reverse

Lilac brown lettering with a drawing of the medieval building of "La Llotja", which was restored in 1932 and located in the center of the Municipal Park

Script: Latin

Lettering:
AJUNTAMENT DE TORTOSA
50 CÈNTIMS
Bitllet de curs local obligatori

Translation:
City Council of Tortosa
50 Centimos
Mandatory local course banknote

Printer

Imprenta Algueró-Baiges, Tortosa, Spain

Comments

Local Spanish Civil War banknotes: Created by municipalities, cooperatives, unions and other organizations due to the scarcity of fiduciary currency in small purchases and exchanges during the Spanish Civil War.

Municipality: Tortosa - Province: Tarragona - Autonomous community: Catalonia

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1937-Nov-09  50 000

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