Bank of Reunion. No date (1964). First issue in 1967. Banknotes identical to Pick #53 but with the watermark overprinted in red "CONTRE-VALEUR DE 100 NOUVEAUX FRANCS". Work of Robert Poughéon. Dimensions: 201 x 109 mm. Watermark with a woman's head wearing a phrygian cap. Front and back: multicolored printing. Front: The word "DEPARTEMENT DE LA REUNION" repeated twice in the margin, "REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE" and the value "5000" are printed in dark brown. Numbering and signatures are printed in black. Vigorous bust of Victor Schoelcher, journalist and french politician posing in front of a landscape of sea and mountain. In his hand, the parchment of the abolition of slavery in the French colonies. Two variants of signatures. The first variant of signatures is very rare. Back: Group of characters busy picking fruit. Below, article 139 of the Penal Code is printed in a gray cartridge. Specimen of the issued note signed and numbered O.000 - 00000 with "SPECIMEN" perforated vertical right. In the upper left corner, a "SPECIMEN" overprinted and a specimen number in black. Other specimen on U.42 alphabet banknote with numbers canceled by three horizontal black lines Banknotes seen: U.42-248 and U.42-355. Proof completed double-sided signed and numbered O.000 - 000. Number range of issued notes (signatures # 1): 1.045.001 to 1.425.000. Known banknote: C.39-914. Number range of issued notes (signatures # 2): 1.425.001 to 3.612.000. Tickets seen: H.38-109, P.54-578, E.58-641, J.61-945, M.65-284, W.69-598, V.73_759, H.104-418, T.131-532, R.134-670 , Z.140-906, Z.140-964, Z.140-966, K.142-626, K.142-667, K.142-670, X.142-353, X.142-380, X.142-435, R.143-622, R.143-649, Y.144-106, Y.144-107.