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France 50 Francs 1940-1942

Item Code: FR-93

Obverse: Jacques Coeur; Le Palais Jacques Coeur à Bourges. Reverse: Agricultural scene in Bourges;
Palais de Bourges; Female peasant spinner from Berry; Pasture with cattle; Flock of sheep; Gothic columns.
Date of Issue: 13 June 1940. Signatures: P. Rousseau, R. Favre-Gilly. Work by: Lucien Jonas.
Engraved by: Camille Beltrand. Watermark: Woman's head in profile (Berrichonne wearing a cap).

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Original Size: 145 x 90 mm

Texts: Banque de France; Cinquante Francs; Le Caissier Général; Le Secrétaire Général; "A Ceurs Vaillans
Riens Impossible" in old French (A cœur vaillant rien d’impossible =
Nothing is impossible for a willing heart);
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 23rd of January 1941 and 9th of June 1945.

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