Brazil / Banco Central 10 Reais 2000

Features

Issuer Brazil
Period Federative Republic of Brazil (1967-date)
Type Commemorative note
Years 2000-2001
Value 10 Reais
10.00Β BRL = INR 130
Currency Real (1994-date)
Composition Polymer
Size 140 Γ— 65Β mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 202403
References P# 248

 

Signatures

Pedro Sampaio Malan (PSMα΄Ή) Finance Minister
ArmΓ­nio Fraga Neto (AFN) President of the Central Bank of Brazil
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Commemorative issue

500 years of discovery of Brazil

Obverse

Efigy of Pedro Álvares Cabral, the Portuguese navigator who discovered Brazil on 4/22/1500 and the Terra Brasilis map, one of the first representations of the new land.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL
10
PEDRO A.
CABRAL
MINISTRO DA FAZENDA
PRESIDENTE DO
BANCO CENTRAL DO BRASIL
Dez Reais

Translation:
Brazilian Central Bank
10
Pedro A.
Cabral
Finance Minister
President of the Brazilian Central Bank
Ten Reais

Reverse

Stylized version of the map of Brazil, formed by pictures. Some of them contain faces typical of the Brazilian people (Indian, white, black and mestizo), portraying the ethnic and cultural plurality of contemporary Brazil.

Lettering:
CASA DA MOEDA DO BRASIL
Dez Reais
10
Brasil
1500-2000

Translation:
Brazilian Mint
Ten reais
10
Brazil
1500-2000

 

Printer

Casa da Moeda do Brasil, Brazil

Comments

Curiosity
(1)Β Pedro Álvares Cabral (1467 or 1468 – 1520)

(2)Β Discovery of Brazil (04/22/1500) (in Portuguese)

Series #0001 was also available in a special folder


Differences between P# 248a and P# 248b


Tactile mark for the visually impaired



Specimen note image

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