About #PA3 - 100 francs Type 1874
Bank of Senegal. 1853-1901 Issues. 100 francs Type 1874. Banknote identical to 25 francs Type 1854. Work of Cornouailles (FECIT) on the front and Georges Duval for the back (INV. And DEL.). Engraving by Émile Crosby (SC.). Dimensions: 186 x 102 mm. Watermark with the value "100" repeated twice above the signatures. Identical red printing on front and back. Front: vignette made up of cornucopias and symbolic patterns. On the right, the stump in English typography is normally cut out on the issued note. A single type of signatures with the Director, the Cashier and One of the Censors. The numbering and the alphabet are printed in black. The signatures are handwritten. Article 139 of the Penal Code is printed in white in two red medallions. Back: identical print on the front. The issued note is still unknown! A proof of the 100 francs Type 1874 Modified from the Treasury of the Ministry of the Colonies, is known in private collection, numbered "000-000" perforated "CANCELLED" in the center, watermarked with full heel, but not signed. Graded note: PCGS 64 Choice Unc. Very rare. Another proof of the 100 francs Type 1874 Modified is known in a private collection, numbered "A0-1000", not watermarked, with full heel, but not signed. Graded note: PCGS 62 Unc. Very rare.