About #71 - 25 Pesetas Type 1926
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1925-1930 Issues. Date: 12.10.1926. Dimensions: 121 x 81 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: woman's head in profile wearing a crown. Printer: Bradbury Wilkinson & Company, London. No security thread. Put into circulation: 00.04.1928. Polychrome front and back printing, predominantly blue, brown, red, green and orange. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: frame made up of small multiple characters with the value "25" in the corners. In the center at the top, the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA". Below, the words "Pagará al portador (will pay to the bearer)", the value in words "VEINTICINCO PESETAS" and the banknote number in black. In the middle, the place, the date of issue and the signatures. A single combination of signatures with El Gobernador (The Governor), El Interventor (The Comptroller) and El Cajero (The Cashier). On the left, a portrait of the Navarrese Jesuit missionary Saint François-Xavier, co-founder of the Company of Jesus. Description of the back: Yellow and orange. Frame composed of repeating floral patterns. On the left, the watermark and on the right, a scene showing Saint François-Xavier baptizing the Indians, after a painting by Luca Giordano. Texts in Spanish. The numbering is repeated in red in the margin at the corners. The specimen is known to be perforated "CANCELLED" horizontally. 30,000,000 issued notes.