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Spain 50 Pesetas 1928

Item Code: ES-75

Front: Prado Museum. Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez. Back: Painting "Surrender of Breda" (Las Lanzas). The event took place on June 2, 1625, when the Dutch governor, Justin de Nassau, delivered the keys of the city, symbolically, to Ambrosio de Spinola, the Spanish commander. This happened in fact three days after the city was taken. In 1639, shortly after the canvas was painted, Spain lost the city forever; it was conquered by Frederick Henry of Orange. Coat of arms. Watermark: Woman's profile - Juana Pacheco, Wife of the Artist, as a Sibyl with Tabula Rasa, circa 1631, painting by Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez. Signatures: Adolfo Castanõ Orejón (The Auditor - El Interventor); Don Carlos Vergara Cailleaux (Governor - El Gobernador, Feb. 1924 - Oct. 1929); Bonifacio Burgos Delgado (Cashier - El Cajero). Main colours: Red-violet and dark blue. Security thread: Absent. Issuer: Bank of Spain. Date of Issue: 15 August 1928. Legal tender: No, after April 1939. Date of withdrawal: 18 July 1936. Material: Cotton paper. Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson y Ca. Grabadores, New Malden, Surrey, Inglaterra.

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Dimensions: 129 x 90 mm

Texts: El Banco de España pagará al Portador Cincuenta Pesetas. Fifty Pesetas. Madrid, 15 de Agosto de 1928.

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