About #81 - 25 Pesetas Type 1931
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1931-1935 Issues. Date: 25.04.1931. Dimensions: 121 x 80 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: head of Minerva helmet in profile. Printer: Bradbury Wilkinson & Company, New Malden, Surrey. No security thread. Put into circulation: 15.02.1937. Polychrome front and back printing predominantly green, red, yellow and orange. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: frame composed of guilloche patterns 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", the value in words "VEINTICINCO PESETAS" and the banknote number in black. In the middle, the place, the date of issue and the signatures in green and black for the Cashier. A single combination of signatures with El Gobernador (The Governor), El Interventor (The Comptroller) and El Cajero (The Cashier). On the left in an oval medallion, the watermark and on the right, a self-portrait of the Spanish painter Vicente López y Portaña (1772-1850). Description of the back: yellow, brown and blue. On the right, the watermark and in the center, "La Música", a painting by Vicente López. Texts in Spanish. The numbering is repeated in red in the margin at the corners. A proof on the back is known in brown without overprint, without perforation and without numbering. 10,000,000 issued notes.