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France 500 Francs 9.1.1947 (P.98/243954225) (circulated) VF

France 500 Francs 9.1.1947 (P.98/243954225) (circulated) VF
Product Code:
FR-129a(4)
Price:
75.00 ($ 81.75)
Qty
500 Francs 9.1.1947 (Obverse: French writer, politician, diplomat, historian and founder of Romanticism in French literature François-René de Chateaubriand (1768-1848) holding a lyre. Saturn among clouds. Vertical rectangles in a purple background are some works of the writer: "The Adventures Of The Last Abencerages"; "René"; "The Martyrs". The vignette has an Art Deco style. Reverse: Meditative muses. Two lyres and a cornucopia. Vertical rectangles in a purple background are some works of the writer: "Atala, The Genius of Christianity", "Memoirs From Beyond The Grave"; "The Natchez". Watermark: Profile of a woman overcome by flame of genius. Predominant colour: Purple. Artist: Eugène Robert Pougheon. Engravers: André Marliat (obverse) and Roberto Armanelli (reverse). Signatures: Jacques Belin (Le Controleur Général); Pierre Rousseau (Le Caissier Général); René Favre-Gilly (Le Secrétaire Général). Issuer: Bank of France. Date of Issue: 20 May 1946 to 12 September 1946 (1945–1953). Material: Cotton paper. Printing technique: Polychrome. Printer: Banque de France (BdF)) (Series & Serial # P.98/243954225) (circulated) VF

Legal Tender Status: This banknote has circulated between the 20th of May 1946 and the 12th of October 1954. It was deprived of its legal tender status on the 1st of January 1963.

Dimensions: 142 x 92 mm

Catalogue Number: P-129a (Albert Pick; Krause)

Grade/condition: Very Fine (VF) (used, circulated)

Texts: Banque de France. Cinq Cents Francs. Five Hundred Francs. Le Dernier des Abencerages. Les Martyrs. Atala, le Génie du Christianisme. Le Natchez. Mémoires d'Outre-Tombe. L'Article 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.

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