100 francs Green and Black Type 1852

About :#8 - 100 francs Green and Black Type 1852

Bank of Martinique. No date (1852). First issue in 1910. Printing of texts in green and black frame on the front and brown on the back. Work of Cornouaille for the front and Georges Duval for the back. Dimensions: 205 x 115 mm. 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. Three signature variants 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 green 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. Specimen with green text and unsigned black frame numbered O.0-000. Proof with black frame, green background, unsigned and numbered A.000. Alphabets found: R.1, E.2-414, E.5-583, U.6-729, Y.6-899, X.7-158, D.11.

6 variants#8 - 100 francs Green and Black Type 1852

PickDateRarityAlphabetNumizon comments
#8a1910RRRfrom R.1None
#8b1912RRRfrom E.2None
#8c1922RRfrom E.5 toD.11None
#8p1910RRRProof unsigned and numbered "A.000".
#8s1910RRRSpecimen unsigned and numbered "O.0-000".
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