About #52 - 50 Pesetas Type 1902
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1902-1905 Issues. Date: 30.11.1902. Dimensions: 149 x 90 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: head of Minerva / BANCO DE ESPAÑA. No security thread. 6,000,000 issued notes. Printer: Banco de España. Intro: 00.10.1904. Front and back printing in blue, yellow and green. Texts in Spanish. Description on the front: olive and oak branches surrounding a portrait of the Spanish Baroque painter, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez, known as Diego Velázquez (1599-1660). In the center, from top to bottom: the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA", the words "Pagará al portador (will pay to the bearer)", the value "50" and the numbering in black repeated three times, the watermark on the right , the value in letters "CINCUENTA PESETAS", then the place and date of issue. Three signatures in black. A single combination of signatures with El Gobernador (The Governor), El Interventor (The Comptroller) and El Cajero (The Cashier). On the left, a palette, brushes and a palm branch. Back description: "Apollo in the forge of Vulcan" by Diego Velazquez, 1630. Watermark on the left. A single-sided proof of the front in black is known without overprint, without signature of the Cashier without perforation and without numbering. No specimen known or encountered for the Type.