About #10 - 1,000 Pesetas type 1875
Spain. Bourbon Restoration. Bank of Spain. 1875 Issues. Date: 01.01.1875. Dimensions: 208 x 136 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: BANCO / DE / ESPAÑA / 1000. No security thread. 75,000 issued notes. Printer: Bradbury Wilkinson & Company, London. Front printing in black and brown-red and back in brown-red. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: two medallions with the value "1000" above and below: in the one on the left, an allegory of Spain (Hispania) and on the right, an allegory of Commerce (Mercury and its caduceus). In the center from top to bottom, the black numbering repeated twice, the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA", the value "1000", "Pagará al portador (will pay to the bearer)", the value in letters "MIL PESETAS », Then the place and date of issue. Three handwritten 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: red safety frame and background made up of small guilloche patterns with the value "1000" at the top and bottom in the center. On the sides, two medallions containing a portrait of a woman in profile. A proof is known without overprint, without signatures, without perforation and numbered "500001".