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France 100 Francs 1942

Item Code: FR-101

Obverse: French philosopher, mathematician, physicist and writer René Descartes (Renatus Cartesius)
(31st March 1596 – 11th February 1650); In the background - Clio (muse of history in Greek mythology) ;
Reverse: Statue of victory garlic burning "PAX" on a shield; Horses pulling a cart full of straw or hay;
Work by: Lucien Jonas; Engraved by: Emile Deloche; Watermark: Roman man's head in profile;
Printer: BdF; Signatures: P. Rousseau, R. Favre-Gilly; Date of Issue: 15th May 1942.
 

 
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Original Size: 160 x 92 mm
 

Texts: Banque de France; Cinquante Francs; Le Caissier Général; Le Secrétaire Général; L'Art. 139 du Code
Pénal Punit des Travaux Forcés Ceux qui Auront Contrefait ou Falsifié les Billets de Banques Autorisées par la Loi.
Ainsi que Ceux oui Auront Fait Usage de Ces Billets Contrefaits ou Falsifies.

 

Legal Tender Status: This banknote circulated between 19th of July 1944 and 4th of June 1945.

 
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