About #77 - 500 Pesetas type 1928
Spain. Bank of Spain. 1925-1930 issues. Date: 15.08.1928. Dimensions: 151 x 111 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: man's head in profile. Printer: Bradbury Wilkinson & Company, Grabadores, New Malden, Surrey. No security thread. Put into circulation: 00.06.1938. Polychrome front and back printing, predominantly purple, brown, green, black, purple and yellow. Texts in Spanish. Description of the front: ornamental frame composed of guilloche patterns with the value "500" in the lower corners and a small dragon on the upper border. On the left, a portrait of Cardinal Cisneros and below the Cathedral of Toledo. In the center from top to bottom, the issuing institute "EL BANCO DE ESPAÑA", the words "Pagará al portador", the value in letters "QUINIENTAS PESETAS", the banknote number in red, the place and date of issue. Below the signatures in green and black. A single combination of signatures with El Gobernador (The Governor), El Interventor (The Comptroller) and El Cajero (The Cashier). Back description: purple, blue and yellow. In the center, "Liberación de los cautivos de Túnez", oil on canvas by Francisco Jover Casanova. On the left, the watermark and the coat of arms of Cardinal Cisneros. Texts in Spanish. The numbering is repeated four times in red in the corners. Several proofs of different colors are known. 2,000,000 issued notes.