100 francs Free France Type 1943

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Bank of Guadeloupe. Date of creation: December 2, 1941. Issued in May 1945. Work of Edmund Dulac. Dimensions: 156 x 99 mm. Filigree with torch and the initials "FL" in a circle. English printer: Bradbury and Wilkinson, London. Front: print in dark green with a yellow and green gradient security background with the value "100" repeated continuously. Numbering in red and labels in dark green. In the center, in a medallion in the shape of an eye, a portrait of Marianne wearing a Phrygian cap in profile. Palms, fruits and exotic flowers around the figure. Two signatures: The Chief Executive Officer: Diethelm and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Pleven. Back: on a background in yellow and green gradient, the title in the center, then the Ordinance of December 2, 1941, an anchor, a barrel, a fish and colonial agricultural products. Article 139 of the Penal Code is printed below on five lines. No known specimens. Banknote very rare, a known copy: PP 866.485. In December 1985, 12438 copies were not returned. Numbering of  issued notes: PP 550.001 to PP 1.000.000. Withdrawn from circulation in October 1946. Unknown banknote Pick and Unassigned (= NA). Refer to local reference: K.123.

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