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France 5 Francs 1943-1947

Item Code: FR-98

Front: Young Pyrenean shepherd (Berger Pyrénéen). Village near mountains. Back: Woman from Agen
(Femme Agenaise) in the Lot-et-Garonne department in Aquitaine in south-western France. Flowers.
Watermark: Effigy of Bernard Palissy (circa 1510-1589) in profile. Main colour: Multicolour. Work by: Clément
Serveau. Engraved by: Emile Deloche (front) and Hurriez (back). Signatures: P. Rousseau (Le Caissier Général),
R. Favre-Gilly (Le Secrétaire Général). Printing method: Intaglio. Issuer: Bank of France. First Date of Issue:
2 June 1943. Date of Release: 23 August 1943. Withdrawn from circulation: 29-31 January 1948.
Legal tender: No. Material: Cotton paper. Printer: Banque de France.

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Dimensions: 100 x 64 mm

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


Legal Tender Status: This banknote circulated between 23rd of August 1943 and 1st of January 1963, when
it lost its legal tender status.

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