About #38 - 1,000 Pesetas Type 1886 Goya
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1886 (1888-1898) Goya Issues. Date: 01.10.1886. Dimensions: 190 x 114 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: head of Mercury / BANCO DE ESPAÑA / 1000. No security thread. 200,000 issued notes. Printer: Banco de España. Intro: 00.03.1895. Front and back printing in black, yellow and brown. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: the numbering in black repeated twice in the corners. From top to bottom: the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA", the words "Pagará al portador (will pay to the bearer)", the watermark, the value in letters "MIL 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 Music represented by a woman seated and playing the lyre. In front of her, a naked child holds the musical scores for her. Counterfoil on the left with “BANCO DE ESPAÑA” in vertical. Description of the back: large brown frame composed of floral motifs with the value "1000" in the corners. In the upper part, two winged lions frame a pediment containing the issuing institute "BANCO DE ESPAÑA". Below, the watermark and a scene with three cherubs symbolizing Commerce, Industry, Navigation and Agriculture. No specimen known or encountered for the Type.