Pick: #5A , The Banknote Book: B201
Katanga. National Bank of Katanga. Unissued test from 1960. Date: 01.12.60. Dimensions: 136 x 75 mm. Watermark: no. Material: paper. No security thread. Printer: Waterlow & Sons Limited, London. Front and back printing in green, brown and red. Description of the front: frame made up of small repeating patterns. Texts in French. Value "10" in the corners. In the center, a view of the Delcommune hydraulic dam on the river of the Lualaba, near Kolwezi and on the left, a portrait of Moïse Tshombé, President of the State of Katanga from 1960 to 1963. Flag of Katanga on the right. Date in black at the bottom. Prefix and numbering in black (A / A 00000). Text prohibiting the counterfeiting of banknotes at the bottom center. Signature of The Chairman: Prosper Makasu Tshimwanga. Description of the back: frame and background composed of rosettes and abstract patterns. Texts in French. In the center, view of a foundry. Value "10" on the sides in rosettes. Not issued. Rare.