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France 5000 Francs 1942-1948

Item Code: FR-103

Obverse: Depiction of the French Empire: Sudanese African male, French European woman, Annamite Asian male and Berber Arab male
with the French flag and flowers in the background, symbolising France and its Colonies. Reverse: Allegorical French woman among fruits,
vegetables and other plants, surrounded with residential, city and coastal views, symbolizing France & Colonies. Work by: Clément Serveau.
Engraved by: Camille Beltrand; Jules Piel; Rita Dreyfus. Watermark: Asian and European women's heads in profile; fruits and flowers.
Main colour: Multicolour. Signatures: J. Belin (Le Controleur Général); P. Rousseau (Le Caissier Général); R. Favre-Gilly (Le Secrétaire
Général). Printing method: Intaglio. Issuer: Bank of France. Date of Issue: 5th of March 1942. Date of Release: 4th of June 1945.
Withdrawn from circulation: 29-31 January 1948. Legal tender: No. Material: Cotton paper. Printer: Banque de France (BdF).

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Dimensions: 208 x 112 mm

Texts: Banque de France. Cinq Mille Francs. 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 4th of June 1945 and 29th of January 1948.

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