|France 5 Francs 1966-1970|
Item Code: FR-146
Effigy of the French microbiologist and chemist Louis
Pasteur (1822-1895). Pasteur Institute in Paris.
Reverse: Bust of Louis Pasteur. Statue (by Truffot) of a fifteen-year-old shepherd, Jean-Baptiste Jupille, in front of
Pasteur Institute, who lived not far from Arbois at Villers-Farlay in the department of Jura, subduing a mad dog / wolf
infected with rabies. Jupille was a second child saved from rabies. Microscope and other laboratory implements.
Animals used in Pasteur's experiments: sheep, chicken, rabbits. The frame of the image is made up of crystals and
reproductions of mosaics that line the crypt of the tomb of Pasteur. Watermark: Portrait of Louis Pasteur in profile.
Main colour: Multicolor (Polychrome). Work by: Pierrette Lambert. Engraved by: Renaud. Signatures: Raoul
Tondu (Le Caissier Général); P. Gargam (Le Secrétaire Général); H. Morant (Le Controleur Général). Printing
method: Intaglio. Issuer: Bank of France. First Date of Issue: 5th May 1966. Withdrawn from circulation:
Unknown. Legal tender: No. Material: Cotton paper. Printer: Banque de France.
|Dimensions: 140 x 75 mm|
Banque de France. Cinq Francs. L'Article 139 du Code
Pénal Punit de la Réclusion Criminelle a Perpetuité
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