About #11 - 10 francs Type 1943 (UK)
Saint-Pierre-and-Miquelon. Central Bank of Free France. No date (1943). Work by Edmund Dulac. Dimensions: 125 x 73 mm. Printer: Bradbury and Wilkinson of London. Banknote without watermark. Violet print on a safety background in yellow and green gradient consisting of geometric patterns repeated continuously. Front: The value "10" is repeated on the left and right of the bill. Numbering printed in red. Signatures, values, and labels are printed in purple. In the center, in a dark purple oval in the shape of an eye, a portrait of Marianne wearing a phrygian cap in profile. Marine anchors with cross of Lorraine on both sides of the figure. Two signatures: The Chief Executive Officer: A. Diethelm and The Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Pleven. Back: Guilloche patterns in the corners on safety background in yellow, green and purple gradient and in an oval, Article 139 of the Penal Code framed by the value "10" repeated left and right. Ordinance of December 2, 1941. Specimen Type with 2 notes taken from the FA series. Other specimen numbered FA 000,001 - FB 1,000,000. Number 12,345 annotated in margin in red and perforated SPECIMEN ". Numbering of issued notes: FA 000,001 to FA 015,000. Known banknotes: FA 005,490 - FA 008,951 - FA 013,426. Banknotes numbered FA 015,001 to FA 1,000,000 were lost at sea in March 1943. Very rare note: 15,000 issued notes. cgb.fr has never offered this banknote for sale since 1995.