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France 5 Francs 1966-1970

Item Code: FR-146

Obverse: 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 Withdrawn from circulation: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.

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Dimensions: 140 x 75 mm

Texts: Banque de France. Cinq Francs. L'Article 139 du Code Pénal Punit de la Réclusion Criminelle a Perpetuité
Ceux qui Auront Contrefait ou Falsifié les Billets de Banque Autorisés par la Loi. Ainsi que Ceux qui Auront Fait
Usage de Ces Billets Contrefaits ou Falsifiés. Ceux Qui les Auront Introduits en France Seront Punis de la Même Peine.

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