About #3 - 100 Pesetas Type 1874
Spain. First Republic. Bank of Spain. 1874 Issues. Date: 01.07.1874. Dimensions: 204 x 93 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: 100. No security thread. 769,500 issued notes. Printer: Banco de España. Front and back printing in black and green. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: frame composed of small patterns with the value "100" in the lower corners. In the center at the top, the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA". In the center, a view of the royal site of St Laurent de El Escorial in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, near Madrid. Below, the value in letters "CIEN PESETAS" and the signatures. On the right, the words "Pagará al portador (will pay to the bearer)", a seal with the value "100", then the place and date of issue. On the left, a portrait of the Spanish surveyor, mathematician and architect of the Renaissance, Juan de Herrera. The banknote number is printed in black and repeated twice. Counterfoil at left with “BANCO DE ESPAÑA” in vertical. The signatures are printed in black. A single combination of signatures with El Gobernador (The Governor), El Interventor (The Comptroller) and El Cajero (The Cashier). Description of the back: frame composed of small guilloche patterns in black and green with the value "100" repeated in the corners. In the center, a large rosette with the value "100" in the middle. No specimen known for the Type.