About #76 - 100 Pesetas type 1928
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1925-1930 Issues. Date: 15.08.1928. Dimensions: 141 x 101 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: head of Don Quixote. Printer: Bradbury Wilkinson & Company, Grabadores, New Malden, Surrey. No security thread. Put into circulation: 00.07.1932. Polychrome front and back printing, predominantly purple, brown, green, black, blue and yellow. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: ornamental frame composed of guilloche patterns with the value "100" in the upper corners. On the left, a portrait of the Spanish novelist, poet and playwright, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616). In the center, the monument dedicated to Cervantes on the Spanish Steps of Madrid by Lorenzo Coullaut-Valera. On each side, the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA", the words "Pagará al portador", the value in letters "CIEN PESETAS". On the right, the watermark and below the banknote number in red, the place and the date of issue. Below, the signatures in purple and black. A single combination of signatures with El Gobernador (The Governor), El Interventor (The Comptroller) and El Cajero (The Cashier). Back description: purple, blue and yellow. In the center, "Don Quixote meeting before the Dukes", oil on canvas by Luis Menéndez Pidal. On the left, the watermark. Texts in Spanish. The numbering is repeated four times in red in the corners. The specimen is known to be perforated "SPECIMEN" or "CANCELLED" horizontally. 20,000,000 issued notes.