About #45 - 1,000 Pesetas type 1895
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1895 (1897) Issues. Date: 01.05.1895. Dimensions: 200 x 115 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: head of Apollo / 1000. No security thread. 1,000,000 issued notes. Printer: Banco de España. Intro: 00.05.1897. Front and back printing in black, yellow and brown. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: floral frame with the value "1000" diagonally at an angle. From top to bottom: the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA", the words "Pagará al portador (will pay to the bearer)", the watermark on the left, the value in letters "MIL PESETAS", the numbering in red (repeated in green at the bottom left), 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 left, a naked cherub puts his hand on a medallion containing a portrait of the Franco-Spanish financier and economist Francisco Cabarrús, count of Cabarrús and viscount of Rambouillet (1752-1810). Advisor to King Charles III of Spain, he is the founder of San Carlos bank (the first Spanish central bank). On the right, a caduceus with the value "1000". Counterfoil on the left with “BANCO DE ESPAÑA” in vertical. Description of the back: rich floral composition with a cornucopia and a sleeping lion on the right. In the center, a medallion with a profile portrait of King Carlos III. No specimen known or encountered for the Type.