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About :#20 - 1000 francs Farm family Type 1940

Tunisia. French administration. Bank note from Bank of Algeria overprinted "Tunisia" in vertical on the right. Creation date: 13-03-1941. 246 alphabets have been overprinted “Tunisia”. Work by Léon Carre and engraving by G. Beltrand for the front and Émile Deloche for the back. Dimensions: 193 x 131 mm. Two types of watermarks: with a European woman's head in profile or with a text "Bank of Algeria" printed continuously on the banknote.Printer : Bank of France. Front and back: polychrome print, mainly yellow, red and green. Description of the front: in the foreground on the right, a family of farmers and their dog. In the background, a plowing scene in the Algerian countryside. The wording of the issuing institute "BANK OF ALGERIA" is printed in blue. The value in letters "THOUSAND FRANCS" is printed in red. The signatures, the “Tunisia” overprint, the numbering and the date of issue are printed in black. Bottom center, article 139 of the Penal Code is printed on three lines. Only one type of signature is known with The Director General, Joseph-Louis Escallier, The Principal Cashier, Frédéric Sebald and The Secretary General, Pierre de Roux. Description of the back: texts in French and Arabic. On the left, an allegory of France represented by a bust of young brunette woman. Above, a bunch of grapes climbs along the frame. Under the bust, a sheaf of wheat and many local fruits arranged on the ground. On the right, an old man seated seems to be looking at a dam and the Atlas mountains in the distance. Bottom center, article 139 of the Penal Code is printed in Arabic. This banknote is identical to the 1000 francs Type 1940 for Algeria (Pick: # 86).

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