Central Bank of Brazil
140 x 65 mm
Commemorative, published for the 500 years of the discovery of Brazil
Pedro Álvares Cabral (1467-1520), a Portuguese navigator who discovered Brazil on April 22, 1500. A map of Brazil, one of the first representations of the new country, in the center. A compass rose, a navigation instrument on the left. Five ships from Cabral's expedition on the right.
A map of Brazil and people's faces, representing the typical Brazilian people, representing the ethnic and cultural plurality of contemporary Brazil.
Printer: Brazilian Mint