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France 5 Francs 25.11.1943 (L.93/231065580) (lt. circulated) XF-AU

France 5 Francs 25.11.1943 (L.93/231065580) (lt. circulated) XF-AU
Product Code:
28.00 ($ 30.52)
5 Francs 25.11.1943 (Front: Young Pyrenean shepherd (Berger Pyrénéen) wearing a Basque beret. 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 Withdrawn from circulation: 29-31 January 1948.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 (BdF)) (Series & Serial # L.93/231065580) (lightly circulated) XF-AU

*/ Legal Tender Status: This banknote circulated between 23rd of August 1943 and 29-31 January 1948 and on the 1st of January 1963 it lost its legal tender status.

Dimensions: 100 x 64 mm

Catalogue Number: P-98a (Albert Pick; Krause)

Grade/condition: Extremely Fine to About Uncirculated (XF-AU) (lightly– circulated, used)

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