About #19 - 100 francs Brown Type 1874
Bank of Reunion. No date (1852) modified 1874. First issue in 1920. Work of Cornouailles for the front and Georges Duval for the back. Dimensions: 205 x 115 mm. Print text in black and frame in brown on the front and green blue on the back. Watermark with the value "100" repeated twice. Front: Vignette composed of cornucopias and symbolic motifs. On the right, the strain in English typography is cut out. Four variants of signatures with The Director, The Cashier and One of the Censors. Numbering, alphabet and signatures are printed in black. Article 139 of the Penal Code is printed in white in two black medallions. Back: Vignette composed of lush vegetation that frames a rowing boat symbolizing the Republic and decorated with fruits and flowers. In the background, we guess the bay of Saint-Pierre. Brown specimen with texts in black unsigned and numbered O.0-000. Very rare banknote, some known copies: A.1-000, Q.2-474, E.5, K.5, J.4, V.4-728.