About #88 - 50 Pesetas type 1935
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1935-1936 Regular Issues. Date: 22.07.1935. Dimensions: 131 x 90 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: head of Santiago Ramón y Cajal. Printer: Thomas De La Rue (TDLR), London. No security thread. Put into circulation: 19.08.1938. Polychrome front and back printing, mainly purple, pink and blue. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: a pediment with the coat of arms of Spain supported by two columns represented on the left by a winged woman (Fame) holding wreath is blowing in a trumpet and on the right, a crowned woman holding a shield and a lifting owl (allegory of Minerva). From top to bottom: the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA" on the pediment. Below, a large multicolored rosette with the value "50" in pink, the words "Pagará al portador" and the value in letters "VEINTICINCO PESETAS". Below, the place, the date of issue and the signatures in black. Banknote number in red on the right. Below, a portrait of the Spanish histologist and neuroscientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal. A single combination of signatures with El Gobernador (The Governor), El Interventor (The Comptroller) and El Cajero (The Cashier). Back description: blue. The numbering is repeated in red in the corners. The watermark on the right and in the center, the monument Santiago Ramon y Cajal located in the Retiro Park in Madrid. Its author is the sculptor Victorio Macho. The specimen is known to be overprinted "SPECIMEN" in red horizontally, overprinted with an oval TDLR and numbered "0000000". 20,000,000 issued notes.