About #2 - 50 Pesetas Type 1874
Spain. First Republic. Bank of Spain. 1874 Issues. Date: 01.07.1874. Dimensions: 165 x 91 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: 50. No security thread. 704,000 issued notes. Printer: Banco de España. Front and back printing in black, pink and blue. Texts in Spanish. Counterfoil at left. Description of the front: frame composed of small patterns with the value "50" in the corners. In the center at the top, the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA". Below, "Pagará al portador (will pay to the bearer)", the value in words "CINCUENTA PESETAS", the place and date of issue. The banknote number is printed in green and repeated twice. On the left, a portrait of the romantic romantic Spanish engraver Rafael Esteve Vilella (1772-1847). Counterfoil at left with “BANCO DE ESPAÑA” in vertical. The signatures are printed in black. A single combination of signatures with El Gobernador (The Governor), El Interventor (The Comptroller) and El Cajero (The Cashier). Description of the back: frame composed of small guilloche patterns with the value "50" in the corners. In the center, a large rosette with the value "50" in the middle. No specimen known for Type.