Pick: #3 , The Banknote Book: B102 , Other: K903/K904/K905
Comoros. Bank of Madagascar and the Comoros, provisional issue of 1960. Work by Lorain and engraving by Beltrand for the front and by Dubreuil for the back. Dimensions: 130 x 85 mm. No security thread. Watermark: woman's head. Printer: Bank of France. Front and back: multicolored print, mainly yellow and brown. Description on the front: a view of the Manjakamiadana (Queen's Palace) in Antananarivo. In the foreground, a young Madagascan woman dressed in white. Group of women carrying jugs on their heads. Composition of tropical fruits on the left under an octagonal watermark. The texts are in French. The front is overprinted "COMOROS" in red horizontally. The wording of the issuing institute "BANQUE DE MADAGASCAR ET DES COMORES", the value in letters and numbers, the signatures and the numbering are printed in black. Three variants of signatures are known to the Chairman and CEO and the Deputy CEO. Description of the back: texts in French. Frame composed of decorative geometric shapes. In the foreground on the left, a young Madagascan. In the background, pirogue boats with sails on the sea and Zebus drinking at the water's edge. The law article is printed on three lines in a pink frame in the left corner. The specimen is known to be perforated "SPECIMEN" vertically and numbered "O.00 - 000000000".