About #34 - 25 Pesetas Type 1886 Goya
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1886 (1888-1898) Goya Issues. Date: 01.10.1886. Dimensions: 138 x 85 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: head of Mercury and BANCO DE ESPAÑA. No security thread. 2,959,000 issued notes. Printer: Banco de España. Intro: 00.07.1891. Front and back printing in black, yellow and red. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: small carved frame with the value "25" in the corners. From top to bottom: the black numbering repeated twice, the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA" and the words "Pagará al portador (will pay to the bearer)". In the center, a portrait of the Spanish painter and engraver Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, known as Francisco de Goya (1746-1828). On the sides, a palette, a bust, a lyre and a column. Below in a title block, the value in letters "VEINTICINCO 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). Counterfoil on the left with “BANCO DE ESPAÑA” in vertical. Description of the back: frame and background composed of guilloche patterns in red with the value "25" in the center and the two watermarks at the top. No specimen known for the Type.