These 10,000 cruzeiros notes honour Vital Brazil, a 19th century Brazilian physician who became internationally famous for the discovery of a serum to treat snake bites. He founded the Butantan Institute near Sao Paolo and which is dedicated to the science of venomous animal.
A portrait of Vital Brazil appears on the front alongside the head of a snake and a technician collecting venom. Snakes are featured on the back.
Crisp Uncirculated Brazilian Snake note 10,000 Cruzeiros (P233) at just £4.25.