Brazil P-223 / 50 Cruzeiros 1990 – UNC





Issued by Banco Central do Brasil
Issue ND (1990) Overprint “Cruzeiro” Provisional Issue
Size 140 x 65 mm
Printer Casa da Moeda (Brazil) – CdM
Watermark Republic (Liberty head)
Series A3359 – A5338
Signatures Maílson Ferreira Da Nóbrega & Wadico Waldir Bucchi
Obverse Portrait of Carlos Drummond de Andrade (1902-1987), with the houses and mountains of Itabira, MG appearing in the background and below an excerpt from the author’s manuscript, entitled “Prece de um mineiro no Rio” (Prayer of a Mineiro in Rio).
Reverse A picture depicts the poet at his desk, in the office of writing. To the right of the engraving, the verses of the poem Canção Amiga are reproduced.
Comment Overprint on Brazil P-219