About #70 - 1,000 Pesetas Type 1925
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1925-1930 Issues. Date: 01.07.1925. Dimensions: 161 x 121 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: head of Isabella I of Castile in profile. Printer: Bradbury Wilkinson & Company, New Malden, Surrey. No security thread. Put into service: 00.01.1926. Polychrome front and back printing, predominantly blue, brown, green and orange. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: frame composed of two columns on the sides with a man and a woman supporting the upper pediment with the value "1000" in the corners. In the center at the top, the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA" and a lion's head spitting fruit. Below, the words "Pagará al portador (will pay to the bearer)" on the left, the value in letters "CIEN PESETAS" and the banknote number in red. In the middle, two olive branches frame a rosette containing the value "1000". The rose window is supported by a golden eagle and a naked couple. The place, date of issue and signatures are printed below in the frame. 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 King Charles I of Spain after a painting by Titian entitled "Charles V with a dog". Description of the back: security background composed of ornamental patterns in rehearsal. A large medallion containing a view of the porch of the Alcázar de Toledo. On the right, the watermark and on the left, a large rosette with the value "1000" in the middle. Texts in Spanish. The numbering is repeated in red in the corners. The specimen is known to be perforated "SPECIMEN" horizontally. Another type of specimen is known to be perforated "CANCELLED" horizontally.