About #89 - 50 Pesetas type 1935
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1935-1936 Regular Issues. Date: 07.01.1935. Dimensions: 151 x 110 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: head of Hernán Cortez. Printer: Thomas De La Rue (TDLR), London. No security thread. Put into circulation: 02.01.1935. Polychrome front and back printing, predominantly blue, yellow, pink and red. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: ornamental frame with the value “500” repeated in the corners. From top to bottom: banknote number in red, the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA", the words "Pagará al portador" and the value in letters "QUINIENTAS PESETAS" above a multicolored rosette with the value " 500 ”and the signatures in brown and black. On the left, a portrait of Hernán Cortés, first marquis of the Oaxaca Valley in Mexico. A single combination of signatures with El Gobernador (The Governor), El Interventor (The Comptroller) and El Cajero (The Cashier). On the right, the watermark, the place, the date of issue and below a view of the Palacio de Cortés (Palace of Cortés) in Cuernavaca in Mexico. Description of the back: red and yellow. The numbering is repeated in black in the corners. The watermark on the left and center, "Cortez burns its ships", an oil on canvas by the Catalan artist Francisco Sans y Cabot. The specimen is known overprinted "SPECIMEN" in red horizontally front and back and numbered "0000000". 2,045,000 issued notes.