About #74 - 25 Pesetas type 1928
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1925-1930 Issues. Date: 15.08.1928. Dimensions: 121 x 81 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: head of Venus. Printer: Bradbury Wilkinson & Company, Grabadores, New Malden, Surrey. No security thread. Put into circulation: 00.04.1933. Polychrome front and back printing, predominantly blue, green, brown, purple and orange. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: frame composed of guilloche patterns with the value "25" in the upper corners. In the center at the top, the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA", the words "Pagará al portador (will pay to the bearer)" and the letter value "VEINTICINCO PESETAS". On the left, the banknote number in red, the watermark and below, the place, the date of issue and the signatures in blue and black. A single combination of signatures with El Gobernador (The Governor), El Interventor (The Comptroller) and El Cajero (The Cashier). In the center, the Barca monument in Madrid’s Santa Ana Square and on the right, a portrait of Pedro Calderón de la Barca. Back description: purple, blue and red. Frame composed of guilloche patterns. In the center, a representation of "La devoción de la Cruz (Devotion to the cross)", after the painting by Domingo Muñoz based on the drama of Calderón in 1637. On the right, the watermark. Texts in Spanish. The numbering is repeated four times in red. The specimen is known to be perforated "CANCELLED" horizontally. 60,000,000 issued notes.