About #60 - 500 Pesetas Type 1907
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1906-1915 Issues. Date: 28.01.1907. Dimensions: 151 x 111 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: no. Printer: Bradbury Wilkinson & Company, London. No security thread. Put into service: 00.06.1909. Full color front and back printing, predominantly black, purple, red, green and blue. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: frame composed of small patterns and rosettes with the value "500" 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)", value "500" and the value in words "QUINIENTAS PESETAS". On the left, the place and the date of issue. In the center in a medallion, the profile portrait of King Croesus. On the sides, two young women seated: an allegory of Geography on the left, the hand placed on a terrestrial globe and an allegory of Agriculture on the right holding a branch. The banknote number is printed in red in the center. 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: rosettes with the value “500” repeated twice and in the center, the coat of arms of Spain. Texts in Spanish. The numbering is repeated four times in red. The specimen is known to be perforated "SPECIMEN" horizontally. Another type of specimen is known to be perforated "CANCELLED" horizontally. A uniform proof in brown and gold on the back is known to be perforated "SPECIMEN" horizontally and without numbers. 2,000,000 issued notes. The bankbnote issued is rare!