Brazil P-230 / 500 Cruzeiros 1990 – UNC




Issued by Banco Central do Brasil
Issue ND (1990-1993) Regular “Cruzeiro” Issue
Size 140 x 65 mm
Printer Casa da Moeda (Brazil) – CdM
Watermark Republic (Liberty head)
Series A0001 – A0210
Signatures Zélia Maria Cardoso de Mello & Ibrahim Éris
Obverse Polychromy in chalcography and offset.
In the right, portrait of scientist Augusto Ruschi (1915-1986), flanked by allegories of flora and fauna, highlighting a representation of Cattleya labiata warneri, an orchid that, with dozens of varieties, is the most typical of Espírito Santo and the largest flower of the genus in Brazil.
Reverse Polychromy in chalcography.
Ruschi examining orchids, highlighting the figure of a hummingbird