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France 10 Francs Q.8.11.1973.Q. (N.930/232366664) AU

France 10 Francs Q.8.11.1973.Q. (N.930/232366664) AU
Product Code:
FR-147d(14)
Price:
50.00 ($ 54.50)
Qty
10 Francs Q.8.11.1973.Q. (Front: François-Marie Arouet de Voltaire (21st November, 1694 – 30th May, 1778) - French writer and philosopher - engraving by Dominique Vivant, baron de Denon. Palais des Tuileries in Paris engraved after the painting by François Raguenet as Voltaire could see from his apartment where he died. Back: François Voltaire wearing a wig and writing with a quill pen. Château de Cirey at the commune Cirey-sur-Blaise in Haute-Marne (Champagne) near the border with independent duchy of Lorraine - area of the Marquise du Châtelet, where the Voltaire lived from 1733 to 1740. Watermark: Portrait of François Voltaire (without a wig). Security features: Watermark. Consecutively running, black, horizontal series and serial numbers on the obverse of the banknote. Raised ink. Main colours: Multicolor. Work by: Jean Lefeuvre. Engraved by: Robert Armanelli (obverse), Jules Piel (intaglio) and Gilbert Poilliot (reverse). Watermark engraved by Michel Valentini (BdF). Signatures: Gilbert Bouchet (Le Contrôleur G(énér)al, 1967–1979); Hubert Morant (Le Secrétaire G(énér)al, 1967–1975); Pierre Vergnes (Le Caissier G(énér)al, 1971–1974). Issuer: Bank of France. Dates of Issue: 4 January 1963 through 8 November 1973. Circulation from: 2 January 1964. Withdrawn: 31 December 1980 through 1 January 2002. Legal tender: No, from 15 September 1986. Demonetized: 17 February 2012. Material: Cotton paper fiber. Stationery: Bank of France and Papeterie du Marais. Printing method: Typography in four colours (yellow, red, light blue and dark blue). Printer: Banque de France) (Series & Serial # N.930/232366664) AU

Dimensions: 150 x 80 mm

Catalogue Number: P-147d (Albert Pick; Krause)

Grade/condition: About Uncirculated (AU) (about– new, -unused)

Texts: Banque de France. Dix Francs. Ten Francs. Le Controleur Général. Le Caissier Général. Le Secrétaire Général. 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.