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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: Ernest-Pierre Deloche (front) and Georges Hurriez (back). Signatures: Pierre Rousseau (Le Caissier Général), René 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 Withdrawn from circulation: 29-31 January 1948.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 the 23rd of August 1943 and the 29-31 January 1948 and on the 1st of January 1963 it lost its legal tender status.

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