About #21 - 100 Pesetas Type 1880
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1880 (1883-1889) Issues. Date: 01.04.1880. Dimensions: 205 x 96 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: 100. No security thread. 1,200,000 issued notes. Printer: Banco de España. Front and back printing in black, yellow and red. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: frame composed of continuously guilloche patterns with the value "100" in the lower corners. On the left, a portrait of the politician and writer Francisco Gómez de Quevedo Villegas. In the center from top to bottom, the numbering in black repeated twice, the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA", the words "Pagará al portador (will pay to the bearer)", the value in letters "CIEN PESETAS", then the place and date of issue. Three signatures in black. A single combination of signatures with El Gobernador (The Governor), El Interventor (The Comptroller) and El Cajero (The Cashier). Counterfoils left and right with "BANCO DE ESPAÑA" in vertical. Back description: compound frame composed of guilloche patterns in rehearsal. Security background in red. In the center, a rosette with the value "100". No specimen known for the Type.