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France 10 Francs 1939-1942

Item Code: FR-84

Front: Effigy of the helmeted Athena (Minerva) holding the snake Erichthonios in a cista (basket), detail. Marble,
Musée du Louvre, Paris. Back: Seated peasant woman holding a sickle in her hand symbolising Harvest; Haystacks
in the field. Watermark: Head of the Mercury in profile. Work by: G. Duval. Engraved by: Romanol. Signatures:
P. Rousseau (Le Caissier Général), R. Favre-Gilly (Le Secrétaire Général). Printer: Banque de France.

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Dimensions: 138 x 89 mm

Texts: Banque de France; Dix Francs; Le Caissier Général; Le Secrétaire Général; Le contrefacteur sera
puni des travaux forcés a perpétuité.


Legal Tender Status: This banknote circulated between 2nd of September 1939 and 5th of June 1951, when
it lost its legal tender status.

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