About #17 - 10 francs type 1929-1941
State Bank of Morocco. Banknote issued in 1920 modified in 1929 (third type) and in 1941 (fourth type). Work of A. Giraldon and engraving of Rita for the front and A. Giraldon and engraving of Eugène Gaspérini for the back. Dimensions: 145 x 90 mm. Watermark: Lion's head in profile. Print in blue and light beige on white paper. Front: Frame composed of repetitive shapes with beige patterned security background. Monogram "BEM" of the "State Bank of Morocco" in the center of the frame at the top. The creation date, the numbering and the alphabet are printed in black. In the center, the value in letters with the mention "PAYABLES A VUE AU PORTEUR" for the third type of 1929 and without the mention "PAYABLES A VUE AU PORTEUR" for the fourth type dated 1941. The value in figures is positioned in white below the watermark on the left. The law article is printed at the bottom of the note in a clear cartridge. Back: Frame decorated with floral motifs on a continuous patterned beige safety background. Specimen known without the mention "SPECIMEN", dated 12-6-1929 signed and numbered 0.000 - 000.
PICK # 17a with the mention "PAYABLES A VUE AU PORTEUR": two variants of signatures.
Date: 12-6-1929 with the Signatures El Mokri (Omar) / Desoubry / Cambon.
Date: 20-5-1931 with Signatures Guessous / Desoubry / Cambon.
PICK # 17b without the mention "PAYABLES A VUE AU PORTEUR": a variant of signatures.
Dates: 6-3-1941 and 25-9-1942 with Signatures Guessous / Desoubry / Moreau.