About #44 - 50 escudos Type 1945
Cape Verde. Portuguese administration. Banco Nacional Ultramarino. 1945 Issues. Date: 16.11.1945. Material: paper. No security thread. Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Company LTD Gravadores. Front and back printing in green and purple. Description: texts in Portuguese. Portrait of Bartolomeu Dias on the right. Coat of arms in the center. Seal of the bank on the left (Type III, C.C.A: Colonias, Commercio, Agricultura). Combinations of signatures with O Administrator and O Presidente do Conselho Administrativo. Back: texts in Portuguese. Guilloche frame and rosettes. Allegorical woman and ships in the center. Known specimen "ESPÉCIME" overprinted in red diagonally on the front and back. Numbered in red in the margin. Canceled by double perforations on the signatures. Without numbering. Another perforated specimen "SPECIMEN" in horizontal and numbered "180,000 - 140,001". Dated in pen of 21.11.45 in the margin. Rare in issued form.