About #87 - 25 Pesetas Type 1936
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1935-1936 Regular Issues. Date: 08.31.1936. Dimensions: 121 x 80 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: head of Joaquín Sorolla. Printer: Thomas De La Rue (TDLR), London. No security thread. Put into circulation: 17.10.1938. Polychrome front and back printing, mainly red, green and blue. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: column and pediment. From top to bottom: the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA" on the pediment. Below, the words "Pagará al portador", the value in letters "VEINTICINCO PESETAS" and the banknote number in red on the right. Below, the watermark and a view of the Miguelete, the bell tower of the Cathedral of Valencia and one of the main symbols of the city. On the left, a portrait of the Spanish painter Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923). Signatures in blue and black for that of the Cashier. A single combination of signatures with El Gobernador (The Governor), El Interventor (The Comptroller) and El Cajero (The Cashier). Back description: purple and yellow. The numbering is repeated in red in the corners. The watermark on the left and center, "Oxen pulling fishing boats to shore", a painting by Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida. The specimen is known to be perforated "SPECIMEN" horizontally, overprinted with an oval TDLR and numbered "0000000". 20,000,000 issued notes.