1 NF/100 francs La Bourdonnais Type 1946 French Guiana

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Pick: #29 , The Banknote Book: B413 , Other: #K231


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Bank of Guyana. No date (1960). Issued note in 1960 and identical to the Pick: #23 but with the watermark overprinted in blue "CONTRE-VALEUR DE 1 NOUVEAU FRANC". Work of William Fel. Dimensions: 164 x 88 mm. Watermark with a woman's head wearing a phrygian cap. Front and back: multicolored printing. Front: The word "GUYANA" repeated four times and the value "100" are printed in red. Numbering and signature are printed in black. On the left, portrait of La Bourdonnais, french navigator of the eighteenth century and on the right two women in traditional costume. One signature: The Director General: A. Postel-Vinay. Back: female bust in profile wearing jewelry in front of a mountainous landscape of the West Indies. On the left, article 139 of the Penal Code is printed in a red cartridge. Specimen of the issued note signed and numbered O.0 - 00000 with "SPECIMEN" in vertical perforations on the sides of the note and sometimes overprinted with two damp black pads in the corners. Banknotes found: K.4-87632, L.4-54108, L.4-77539, M.4-30626, O.4-20472. Issue note quite rare!


Banknotes :Caisse Centrale de la France d'Outre-Mer (1960)

pick#29 1 NF/100 francs La Bourdonnais type 1946
pick#30 5 NF/500 francs Pointe à Pitre type 1946
pick#32 10 NF/1000 francs Union française type 1946
pick#31 10 NF/1000 francs Pêcheur type 1955
pick#33 50 NF/5000 francs Antillaise type 1955
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