50 Céntimos Xerta

Features

Issuer Municipality of Xerta (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 97 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
337691
References Turró# 2917
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

Black lettering with geometric perimeter framing and coat of arms of Catalonia on the upper left corner

Script: Latin

Lettering:
Generalitat de Catalunya
Consell Municipal de Xerta
EMISIÓ 1937
CERTIFICAT DE 50 cèntims de curs legal en aquesta localitat, per a facilitar el canvi, segons acord d'aquest Consell.
La seva validesa l'acredita el segell d'aquest Municipi, estampat al dors

Translation:
Generalitat of Catalonia
Municipal Council of Xerta
Issue 1937
Certificate of 50 Centimos legal tender in this locality, to facilitate the exchange, as agreed by this Council.
Its validity is certified by the seal of this Municipality, stamped on the back

Reverse

Blank reverse

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: Xerta - Province: Tarragona - Autonomous community: Catalonia

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1937  2 000

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