Brazil P-217b / 5 Cruzados Novos 1989 – UNC




Issued by Banco Central do Brasil
Issue ND (1989) Overprint “Cruzado Novo” Provisional Issue
Size 154 x 74 mm
Printer Casa da Moeda (Brazil) – CdM
Watermark Candido Torquato Portinari
Series A3532 – A3818
Signatures Maílson Ferreira Da Nóbrega & Wadico Waldir Bucchi
Obverse Portrait of Candido Torquato Portinari (1903-1962), with, on the left, an engraving with a final section of the epic panel Tiradentes, completed in 1949.
Reverse On the left, a photo-based print showing Portinari drawing the Baianas panel. On the right, another print recalls elements from the Paz panel, which evokes scenes from the artist’s childhood in Brodósqui (SP).
Comment Overprint on Brazil P-214