About #402L - 1,000 francs Type 1993 Gabon
Gabon. Bank of the Central African States (BEAC). 1993-2002 Issues. Dimensions: 150 x 75 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: head of a young man. Printer: Bank of France. Solid security thread. The banknote was put into circulation from 12-07-1993. Multicolored front and back print, predominantly green, red and blue. Texts in French. Description of the front: in the center at the top, the words "BANK OF CENTRAL AFRICAN STATES" are printed in black. Below, the value in letters "THOUSAND FRANCS" is printed in black. The full banknote number and value "1000" are printed at opposite angles. The letters "L" next to the values "1000" indicate the country of issue code for Gabon. In the center, scene of picking in a coffee plantation with three women and a young man in the foreground. On the left, the watermark and a stylized map of the countries of Central Africa. On the right, the profile portrait of a young boy. Three combinations of signatures printed in black with The Governor and A Auditor. Description of the back: in the center at the top, the wording of the issuing institute "BANK OF CENTRAL AFRICAN STATES" is printed in dark green. On the left, colorful patterns and a wooden Bakele mask. In the center, a logging scene with an Okoumé tree trunk raft with five men on it. The value "1000" is printed in dark green in the upper corners. On the right, the watermark and the value in letters "THOUSAND FRANCS" below printed in dark green. Below in the left corner, the article of the penal code is printed in a light green cartridge. No specimen known for the Type.