About #41 - 100 Pesetas type 1889 Goya
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1889 (1892-1893) Goya Issues. Date: 01.06.1889. Dimensions: 165 x 95 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: head of Mercury / B DE E / 100. No security thread. 1,416,000 issued notes. Printer: Banco de España. Intro: 00.02.1893. Front and back printing in black, yellow and brown. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: small guilloche frame with the value "100" in the corners. From top to bottom: the numbering in red repeated twice, the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA", the words "Pagará al portador (will pay to the bearer)", the watermark, 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). On the right, a portrait of the Spanish painter and engraver Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, known as Francisco de Goya (1746-1828). On the left, an allegory of Commerce represented by a child holding a tablet behind a man in a tunic and a rooster at their feet. Counterfoil on the left with “BANCO DE ESPAÑA” in vertical. Description of the back: frame composed of intertwined shapes with the value "100" in the upper corners. On the left, a seated young woman (allegory of Agriculture) holds in her hands a medallion containing the watermark. On the right a young naked child holds a sickle in his hand. At the bottom of the medallion, fruit, an anvil, a palette and brushes. No specimen known or encountered for the Type.