MADRID. Accion de 2000 Rs. Vn. green, black. #63000. No 39626. Very ornate border with scenes of towns on the river Ebro (eastern Spain), weapons, grapes, merchandise, arms of Spain, beehive and much else. Designed by E. Breton, engraved by Ch. Dietrich. Printed by Chaix. Text in Spanish and French. Probably Emile-Adélard Breton, engraver and painter, born at Courrières (Pas-de-Calais) in 1831 and died there in 1902. He was better-known as a painter, and many of his works are now in the museum at Amiens.
Date: 15 April 1856
Startprice: € 70