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About #14 - 100 francs Type 1920
State Bank of Morocco. Banknote issued from 1919 to 1926. Work of H. Bellery Desfontaines and engraving of Ernest Florian. Dimensions: 178 x 103 mm. Two watermarks: A lion's head on a crescent on the left and a Shereefian star on the right. Front and back printing predominantly red on white paper. Front: The value "100" is printed in the corners of the frame. The mention "State Bank of Morocco" is printed on three lines in a cartridge in the center between the two watermarks. The creation date, the numbering and the alphabet are printed in black. In the center, the value in letters / digits and the words "PAYABLES A VUE AU PORTEUR (PAYABLE AT SIGHT TO BEARER)" are repeated twice in dark blue. Further down, a distant view of a bay with a coastal town and a boat arriving at the harbor. Palm trees and vegetal composition in the foreground. The article of law in French is printed at the bottom of the note in two red cartridges. Back: Frame decorated with arabic motifs on a background of repeating motifs. Three variants of signatures. The specimen is known with double perforation "SPECIMEN" dated 00-00-00 and numbered 0.00 - 000. This banknote is very rare in XF to UNC grades.