Bank of Reunion. No date (1964). First issue in 1973. Banknote identical to Pick #51 but with the red overprinted watermark "CONTRE-VALEUR DE 10 NOUVEAUX FRANCS". Work of Clément Serveau. Dimensions: 180 x 96 mm. Watermark with a woman's head wearing a Phrygian cap. Front and back: multicolored printing. Front: The word "DEPARTEMENT DE LA REUNION" repeated twice in the margin, "REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE", the wording and the value "500" in letters and in figures are printed in brown. Numbering and signatures are printed in black. On the right, a Martinican woman and a Guadeloupian woman pose in front of the port of Point-à-Pitre. Two variants of signatures. Back: Ox carts carrying sugar cane. At the bottom, article 139 of the Penal Code is printed in a yellow cartridge. The word "DEPARTEMENT DE LA REUNION" is repeated twice in the margin. Specimen of the issued note signed and numbered O.0 - 00000 with "SPECIMEN" perforated vertically. In the upper left corner, a "SPECIMEN" overprinted and a specimen number in black. Proof known double-sided unnumbered and not watermarked. The photo note also illustrates the Dr. Kolsky's book: "The D.O.M-T.O.M Banknotes", published in 2006, 280 pages.
About :#54 - 10 NF/500 francs Pointe à Pitre Type 1967
#54 - 10 NF/500 francs Pointe à Pitre Type 1967